Available online Jul 11, 2018.
[ Report ] Volume 26, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 300-304
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.
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Volume 26 | Issue 3
Page Nos. 300-304
Online since Oct 9, 2017