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Heterotopic pregnancy: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20420289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heterotopic pregnancy is the simultaneus development of an intrauterine pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy. It is a potentially fatal condition and rarely occurrs in natural conception cycles. A high incidence of heterotopic pregnancy is reported in pregnancies following an assisted reproduction technique (ART) with embryo transfer in utero. We report the case of heterotopic pregnancy via ART in a 42-year-old primigravida. She presented with pelvic pain and intraabdominal fluid collection. She was treated with laparoscopic surgery. At present the intrauterine pregnancy is in normal evolution.
E Sturlese; G Retto; V Palmara; A Tripodi; M Tripodi; M Sorace; R De Dominici; A Retto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-27     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Pelvic Pain / etiology
Pregnancy, Ectopic / diagnosis*,  surgery
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted

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