DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20212987

Recurrent cornual pregnancy: a case report

Neelotparna Saikia, Sukalyan Halder, Punam Jain

Abstract


Cornual ectopic pregnancy accounts for 2-4% of all the ectopic pregnancies with a mortality rate 6-7 times higher than that of the ectopics in general. It is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to the clinician with a significant risk of rupturing and bleeding. As of yet, the incidence of recurrent cornual ectopic pregnancies is unknown. This report described the case of a patient who developed two cornual ectopic pregnancies within a span of 3 years with an intervening full term normal vaginal delivery. The 1st cornual ectopic was successfully managed by laparoscopic resection, which was followed by an uneventful postoperative course. The following contralateral cornual ectopic was managed by laparotomy since the patient presented with large hemoperitoneum.


Keywords


Cornual pregnancy, Laparoscopy, Recurrent

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