Successful management of pregnancy in a non-communicating rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus


  • Sasirekha R. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, JIPMER, Puducherry, India
  • Reddi P. Rani Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MGMC & RI, Puducherry, India



Pregnancy, Rudimentary horn, Un ruptured


Pregnancy in a rudimentary horn pregnancy is a rare clinical condition. The usual consequence is rupture culminating in hypovolemic shock. We had a different scenario of unruptured rudimentary horn pregnancy which was detected following failed attempt of MTP. She underwent laparotomy and excision of rudimentary horn. Post-operative period was uneventful. We present this case not only because of rarity but also high index of suspicion is required to diagnose at an early stage before a devastating course.


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