DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20182378

Cervical ectopic pregnancy: a rare case report

Indu Verma, Charvi Chugh, Unmesh Santpur, Pratibha Pundhir

Abstract


Cervical ectopic pregnancy is rare condition which occurs in less than 1% of all ectopic pregnancies. Early diagnosis is a key to successful management; delayed diagnosis can lead to significant morbidity and fertility loss of the mother. We present a case of woman who presented with vaginal bleeding and lower abdominal pain for 3 days following amenorrhea of 3 ½ months. Ultrasound examination done outside was suggestive of left tubal ectopic pregnancy whereas scan done at our hospital indicated either uterine rupture within intraperitoneal sac or a cervical ectopic pregnancy. She was taken up for laparotomy and hysterectomy since she was bleeding profusely, and it was lifesaving.


Keywords


Cervical ectopic pregnancy, Hysterectomy, Laprotomy, Ultrasound examination

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