LIVE BIRTH AFTER LAPAROTOMY FOR RUPTURED HETEROTOPIC CORNUAL AND INTRAUTERINE TWIN GESTATION IN A SPONTANEOUS CYCLE: A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW

O peyemi O. Ojo , Zainab F. Abdur-Rahim , Fayowole O. Nana , Oluwaseun O. Sowemimo , Kayode. O. Ajenifuja , Olufunke O. Lawale-Ojo

Available online Jul 11, 2018.

[ Report ] Volume 26, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 300-304


Abstract

BACKGROUND: Heterotopic pregnancy is the coexistence of an intrauterine and extrauterine gestation. It is a rare occurrence especially in a natural conception. Its incidence is however increasing with the advent of assisted reproductive techniques.


CASE PRESENTATION: A rare case of triplet heterotopic cornual gestation involving twin intrauterine and a cornual gestation in a spontaneous conception. She presented with an acute abdomen and she had laparotomy with cornual resection. The intrauterine pregnancy remained uneventful till term.


CONCLUSION: Heterotopic pregnancy is a life threatening condition. Management with laparotomy can result in the survival of the intrauterine gestation till term without adverse outcome.


Keywords

Heterotopic gestation, cornual ectopic gestation, term gestation.,

July - September, 2017

Volume 26 | Issue 3

Page Nos. 300-304

Online since Oct 9, 2017

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