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Puerperium

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2 out of 14
 

Involution of uterus is completed by weeks:



A 16

B 12

C 10

D 6

Ans. D

6

a. Involution of uterus means the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth.

b. The uterus diminishes rapidly in size for the first 10 days and then more slowly, the whole process requiring 6-8 weeks for its completion.

c. Immediately after labor the uterus weighs 1 kg and at the end of the puerperium it has returned to its normal weight of 60 gm.

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