Can you pick this puerperal peril?

Jessie, 28, presents 10 days after an emergency C-section at term for prolonged labour. Jessie noticed lower abdominal pain and erythema 24 hours ago.

Test your clinical know-how by taking the quiz below. If you select the wrong answer, have another go — you can try as many times as you like!


Dr Kate Kelso is a GP and medical editor at Australian Doctor.

  1. Johnson Oscar, Pouncey Anna Louise, Gardiner Sonya, Ross David. A woman with spreading erythema after