publication . Article . 2007

management of cornual interstitial pregnancy

Radwan Faraj; Martin Steel;
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  • Published: 19 Oct 2007 Journal: The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, volume 9, pages 249-255 (issn: 1467-2561, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
Key content •The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health report for 2000–02 stated that cornual pregnancy is a rare but dangerous type of ectopic pregnancy. •Four out of the 11 deaths from ruptured ectopic pregnancy were due to ruptured cornual pregnancy. In all four cases the diagnosis was made only after rupture. •Haemorrhage can be severe because pregnancy is often more developed than extrauterine tubal pregnancy and because of the large blood supply to the uterus. •Clinicians should be aware of the difficulties with both clinical and ultrasound diagnosis. •Many case reports have been written about sporadic cases of intact and ruptured cornual pre...
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free text keywords: Cornual Pregnancy, General surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Critical appraisal, Ethical issues, Modalities, Ectopic pregnancy, medicine.disease, Pregnancy, Obstetrics and gynaecology, business.industry, business, Interstitial pregnancy
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