Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy and laparoscopy: a rendezvous


  • 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



Caesarean scar pregnancy, Fibrous tissue scar, Laparoscopic management


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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