Unruptured pregnancy in non-communicating rudimentary horn of uterus: a case report

Dahiya Sonika, Mukherjee Shobha


Pregnancy in a non-communicating rudimentary horn of a uterus is rare. It’s incidence is 1 in 76,000 pregnancies. It is treated as an ectopic pregnancy. Most of the times it is diagnosed after rupture in the late 2nd trimester. Here we present a case, where diagnosis is made prior to the rupture


Non-communicating rudimentary horn, Unruptured

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