Triplets: Premature Rupture of the Fetal Membrane with Progressive Intrauterine Spread of Infection - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Depicts premature rupturing of the fetal membranes with infection spreading into the womb of a woman carrying triplets. The first anterior (front) cut-away view shows the triplets in utero surrounded by the fetal membranes. A premature rupture is identified above the mother's cervix and bacteria are clearly passing through the rupture into the membranous sac. The second image shows the bacteria has invaded the uterus, surrounding and infecting the unborn triplets.