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Intramural ectopic pregnancy implanting in adenomyosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2912784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The clinical course of this 33-year-old gravida presenting at 16 weeks' gestation with hemoperitoneum was typical for suspected uterine rupture. Pathologic examination of the hysterectomy specimen supports the diagnosis of intramural pregnancy, representing the 15th case reported to date in the literature. Furthermore, there was histologic evidence of adenomyosis both within the sinus tract leading to the implantation site and throughout the myometrium. Documentation of implantation and development of ectopic pregnancy in adenomyotic myometrium should alert the clinician to the possibility of this rare pregnancy complication.
Authors:
K A Ginsburg; F Quereshi; M Thomas; B Snowman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-09     Completed Date:  1989-03-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  354-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Endometriosis / pathology*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Hysterectomy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / pathology*,  surgery
Pregnancy, Ectopic / pathology*
Uterine Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery

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