What is dehiscence?

Dehiscence are:

  • - 1. A splitting along a line or slit
  • - 2. Separation of any of the suture layers of an operative wound at any stage of healing.

uterine d. An uncommon postoperative complication of cesarean section, associated with adhesions between the abdominal wall and the uterus; symptoms include spiking temperatures, pain, and intestinal obstruction.

See also:

Common search queries:

Alphabetical List of Terms: