ISSN 2052-6210
Case report

Life threatening corpus luteal hemorrhage

Wadha Al Ghafri, Vaidyanathan Gowri*, Maha Al- Khaduri and Maryam Al-Shukri

*Correspondence: Vaidyanathan Gowri

Author Affiliations

 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman.


Ovulation is a physiological event but hemorrhage from corpus luteum is known to occur in reproductive age group women. Life threatening hemorrhage in an unmarried young girl anticoagulated on Warfarin for metallic heart valve is described in this case report. Conservative surgical management in the form ovarian cystectomy was possible in spite of massive hemorrhage. This report also discusses the options of hormonal ovulation suppression in these young girls and their safety.

Keywords: Corpus luteum, hemorrhage, ovulation, anticoagulants

ISSN 2052-6210
Volume 1
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