Updated January 25, 2014
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Uterus, ovary, fallopian tube.Photo © A.D.A.M.
The term “uterine rupture” is used for a wide range of conditions. Practitioners may use it to refer to anything from a thinning of the uterine wall to an actual opening, with or without symptoms. When talking to your practitioner, ask for an exact explanation of your condition and the extent of the rupture.