Premature Rupture of Membranes. Spontaneous rupture of fetal membranes at least one hour before the onset of labor. Characterized by a trickle or gush of fluid from the vagina.
Premature rupture of membranes. Any time your water breaks prior to the 37th week, you have PROM. You will usually be hospitalized until the baby is delivered and typically placed on antibiotics, since infection is a very common complication. PROM can be unexplained, and may recur, but many babies' deliveries can be held off until viability age, preferably 32 weeks, bur even as early as 24 weeks.
Acronym stands for remature upture embranes and means a woman's water has broken early.
The term stands for premature rupture of membranes and signifies that a woman's water has broken early.
premature rupture of membranes. rupture of the extraembryonic membranes more than one hour before the onset of labor Robertsonian translocation: abnormality in which individual chromosomes are fused at the centromere
Premature rupture of membranes. The bursting of the amniotic sac before the onset of contractions. Usually, labor begins soon after rupture, but if it doesn't begin within 24 hours, the practitioner will likely induceÂ labor.
Acronym stands for premature rupture of membranes and means a woman's water has broken early.
Premature Rupture of Membranes, i.e. a woman's water breaks before active labor begins. This occurs in up to 8% of all normal term (37+ weeks) pregnancies, and 80% of all women will spontaneously go into labor on their own within the next 24 hours.
See Premature Rupture of Membranes.
The acronym PROM is a medical term that stands for premature rupture of the membranes. This condition occurs in pregnancy when the amniotic sac ruptures before the onset of labor. A related term is pPROM which stands for preterm premature rupture of the membranes.