A rare case of term viable abdominal pregnancy

Aarushi Chaudhary, Sarvottma Antil


Abdominal pregnancy is a rare event, but the one that represents a grave risk to the health of the pregnant woman. An abdominal pregnancy is defined as an ectopic pregnancy that implants in the peritoneal cavity. Advanced abdominal pregnancy is a rare event with high fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. Abdominal pregnancy is exclusive of tubal, ovarian or intra-ligamentary pregnancy. Few cases have been reported in literature so far. Here is a case of undiagnosed abdominal pregnancy surviving up to term with successful fetomaternal outcome, complications encountered during its management, role of ultrasound and MRI for same.


Abdominal pregnancy, Diagnosis and management, Complications, Role of ultrasound

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