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Cesarean scar molar pregnancy.
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PMID:  22270435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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BACKGROUND: : Molar pregnancy found in a cesarean scar is exceedingly rare. It can be challenging to manage and can have potentially catastrophic consequences.
CASE: : A 34-year-old multigravid woman presented with persistent symptoms of pregnancy after a surgical termination of pregnancy. Cesarean scar molar pregnancy was suspected on ultrasonography, and suction evacuation was performed under ultrasound guidance. This was followed by bimanual compression, oxytocin, and uterine artery embolization to reduce bleeding.
CONCLUSION: : A high index of suspicion is needed for early diagnosis and management of cesarean scar molar pregnancy.
Authors:
Jennifer K Y Ko; Hei Lok Wan; Siew Fei Ngu; Vincent Y T Cheung; Ernest H Y Ng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  119     ISSN:  1873-233X     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong.
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