Case Report

Can Bandl’s ring be recurrent?

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Background: Bandl’s ring is a pathologic contraction ring of the uterus that is associated with obstructed labor.

Case: A 35-year-old with an uncomplicated past medical history was found to have a Bandl’s ring in her first pregnancy during a cesarean section for failure to progress. During her subsequent pregnancy, what appeared to be a Bandl’s ring was again found during repeat cesarean section after spontaneous labor.

Keywords: Bandl’s ring, pathologic uterine ring, trial of labor after cesarean section

How to Cite: Shirazi, E. M. & Maassen, R. A. (2020) “Can Bandl’s ring be recurrent?”, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 10(1). doi: