A term live advanced abdominal pregnancy: a rare case report

Seema Sharma, Hanslata Gehlot, Dinesh Sharma, Suman Choudhary
2016 International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology  
An incidence of abdominal pregnancy is 1 in 10,000 live births accounting for 1.4% of all ectopic pregnancies. Abdominal pregnancy occurs due to secondary implantation from an aborted tubal pregnancy or as a result of intraabdominal fertilization. Case Report: This is a rare case report of a 20 yearold primigravida who presented to our hospital at 38 weeks of gestation with advanced live intraabdominal pregnancy. After confirming the diagnosis, the patient was taken up for emergency laparotomy
more » ... ergency laparotomy and a live baby was extracted. Mother and baby were discharged in good health without any perioperative complications. Conclusion: The management of advanced abdominal pregnancy remains controversial. Diagnosis and management of advanced abdominal pregnancy is still a challenge to today's medical world. But high index of suspicion aided with imaging studies can help in timely diagnosis of this rare obstetrical occurrence thereby preventing the associated lifethreatening complications.
doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20160891 fatcat:lknzskq6qrguvc7s4bieyajsua