Published: 2020-05-27

Unruptured ovarian ectopic gestation: a rare clinical scenario

Navdeep K. Ghuman, Priya S. Mathew, Aasma Nalwa


Ovarian pregnancy is a rare event, with the incidence ranging from 1 in 2000 to 1 in 60 000 deliveries and accounts for 3% of all ectopic pregnancies. The first case of ovarian pregnancy was published by Saint Monnisey. Authors report a case of a 23-year-old patient with severe lower abdominal pain following five weeks of amenorrhea diagnosed as tubal ectopic pregnancy on ultrasonography. The patient was taken up for emergency laparoscopy and unexpected finding of ovarian pregnancy was established. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment go a long way to prevent serious outcomes and to ensure favourable future reproductive potential.


Ovarian ectopic, Spiegelberg criteria, Wedge resection

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