- •Pubic bone marrow edema in the first week after childbirth can be a normal finding.
- •Pubic bone marrow edema is present in 3 of 4 women in the first postpartum week unrelated to the delivery mode.
- •Pubic bone marrow edema after planned caesarean delivery is most likely a result from mechanical stress during pregnancy.
Materials and methods
Abbreviations:BME (bone marrow edema), ICC (intraclass correlation coefficient), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), STIR (short-tau inversion recovery)
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