A complete abortion is an abortion (induced or spontaneous) in which all of the fetal and placental material has been expelled from the uterus before 20 weeks' gestation. This type of abortion generally does not require medical intervention. See also miscarriage.Alternative Names
Complete abortion Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Review Date: 08/08/2005
Reviewed By: Sharon Roseanne Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Fellow, Department
of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston,
MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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