Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy and laparoscopy: a rendezvous

Authors

  • Annesha Dutta Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
  • Murari Mohan Koley Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India
  • Sunanda Kumaradasan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India
  • Mahfooz Alam Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20232314

Keywords:

Caesarean scar pregnancy, Fibrous tissue scar, Laparoscopic management

Abstract

Caesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) is defined as an implantation of pregnancy in a fibrous tissue scar of a previous caesarean section, one of the rarest forms of ectopic pregnancy which can be life threatening. The incidence of CSP is steadily rising in view of increasing caesarean section rates. A very high index of clinical suspicion is required for the diagnosis and further management. As with other ectopic pregnancies, caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy pose a greater risk for maternal haemorrhage and ultimately maternal mortality. Through this case report, we demonstrated the laparoscopic management of a CSP.

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2023-07-28

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