An Unruptured Isthmic Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report

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Sanam Moradan 1 , *

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1 Department of Gynecology, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran

How to Cite: Moradan S . An Unruptured Isthmic Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2013 ; 15(9):e92883.

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Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 15 (9); e92883
Published Online: June 07, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: July 20, 2012
Revised: August 26, 2012
Accepted: October 13, 2012

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Abstract

About 1% of pregnancies are ectopic, usually implants in the fallopian tube. Most ectopic pregnancy (EP) continues to grow and lead to rupture the tube. The most common site of EP is the ampulla and 12% occurs in isthmic portion. Early Rupture is the usual outcome of isthmic pregnancy and usually there is early tubal rupture in the first few weeks. In this report a 29 years old infertile woman had a large size unruptured isthmic EP in left fallopian tube following ovulation induction that was managed with laparoscopy. Therefore, an isthmic EP may attain a large size prior to rupture.

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Ectopic pregnancy Isthmic Case report

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