Repeated ectopic pregnancy in previous caesarean scar: a case report and literature review
Embarazo ectópico repetido en cicatriz de-cesárea previa: reporte de un caso y revisión bibliográfica

Fred Morgan-Ortiz, Benjamín Retes-Angulo, Benjamín Retes-Lapizco, Fred V Morgan-Ruiz
2015 Ginecología y Obstetricia de México  
Ectopic pregnancy in previous caesarean scar, which is detected in the first trimester, is a recognized and documented today alteration. Female of 38 years old with a history of five pregnancies (two cesarean sections and three ectopic pregnancies, two EPCSS and one tubal ectopic). In March 2013 she presented the first eight weeks EPCSS diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasound. Gestational sac at the level of the previous cesarean section (CS) over the inner hole and a living embryo were observed.
more » ... he patient received medical treatment with methotrexate. In March 2014 she was diagnosed with a new tubal ectopic pregnancy which was managed with laparoscopic salpingectomy. In February 2015 (Second EPCSS) she was checked for seven weeks amenorrhea and symptoms of pregnancy. A vaginal ultrasound was performed, finding a gestational sac implanted in the lower uterine segment cesarean scar level and a living embryo. The patient undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy. The recurrent pregnancy caesarean section scar is rare and needs to be properly diagnosed as soon as possible to avoid complications. Transvaginal ultrasound is a suitable tool for diagnosis. Management must be individualized according to patient characteristics.
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