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Puerperium

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Involution of the uterus is completed by (LQ)



A 6 weeks
B 8 weeks
C 12 weeks
D 16 weeks

Ans. A

6 weeks

Involution of uterus - The uterus weight about 1000 to 1200 gram immediately after delivery, as a result of involution it decreases in weight to about 500g by one week, and to about 300g at the end of second week.

a. The process is accelerated in nursing mothers and it generally completed by 5-6 weeks

b. The process of involution is completed in about 6 weeks time

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