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Ectopic pregnancy after bilateral salpingectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17457455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ectopic pregnancy is a life threatening condition and is a major event in a woman's reproductive life. We report herein an unusual case of repeated ectopic pregnancy even after the excision of both fallopian tubes with a deleterious consequences and a near miss. This case teaches us a lesson not to forget ectopic pregnancy. The lady in this report underwent in vitro fertilization treatment cycle due to absence of both fallopian tubes as consequence of previous ectopic pregnancy and a hydrosalpinx; she conceived successfully but unfortunately the pregnancy was another ectopic pregnancy.
Mohammed Al-Sunaidi; Camille Sylvestre
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-25     Completed Date:  2007-07-31     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  794-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Fallopian Tubes / surgery*
Postoperative Complications
Pregnancy, Ectopic / etiology*

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