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What can cause the premature rupture of membranes?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Usually unknown.

Infections, preterm labor, cervical incompetence, cigarette smoking, polyhydramnios and multifetal pregnancies are all possible etiologies, although most individual cases remain idiopathic, or undiagnosed.

In brief: Usually unknown.

Infections, preterm labor, cervical incompetence, cigarette smoking, polyhydramnios and multifetal pregnancies are all possible etiologies, although most individual cases remain idiopathic, or undiagnosed.
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