[Amniotic fluid embolism during curettage for a pregnancy arrest. Case report]

K Fekhkhar, B Rachet, R Gillet, D Provost, J-P Lalo, M Rieu, V Compère, F Roussel, L Marpeau, B Dureuil
Annales Françaises D'anesthèsie et de Rèanimation 2009, 28 (9): 795-8
Amniotic fluid embolism is always a serious complication during the peripartum period. We report the case of an amniotic fluid embolism during curettage for a pregnancy arrest at 13 weeks. The diagnosis was confirmed by the presence of epithelial cells into the maternal blood.

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