Primary ovarian pregnancy: early diagnosis still a myth

Suman Lata Mendiratta, Smriti Anand, Rajni Mittal, Farheen Khan, Namrata Nargotra


Primary ovarian pregnancy occurs quite rarely accounting for 1 to 3%. And that too usually in young highly fertile multiparous women using intra uterine device and is associated with rupture very early in the gestation. We present a case where a young primigravida presented with abdominal pain and was diagnosed as ectopic pregnancy and was confirmed intra-operatively and histopathologically as primary ovarian pregnancy, managed with partial ovariectomy.


Laparotomy, Ovarian pregnancy, Ectopic, Corpus luteum cyst

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