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Molar ectopic pregnancy in the uterine cornus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20226416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cornual pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. The incidence of hydatiform molar pregnancy is 1 in 1000 to 2000 pregnancies. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy is extremely rare. A 41-year-old nulliparous woman was admitted via the emergency department because of vaginal bleeding for 2 weeks. Transvaginal sonography exhibited a heterogeneous hypoechoic shadow in the endometrium that suggested a hematometra including blood clots and tissue, and a multicystic echogenic mass, with flow at color Doppler ultrasonography, in the lateral wall of the uterus. A laparoscopic cornuostomy was performed. Pathologic analysis demonstrated placental tissue with features consistent with a partial molar pregnancy. Systemic methotrexate therapy was administered to treat the possible remnants of the molar pregnancy. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy can be successfully treated with laparoscopic cornuostomy and systemic methotrexate therapy.
Authors:
Jong Ha Hwang; Jae Kwan Lee; Nak Woo Lee; Kyu Wan Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of minimally invasive gynecology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1553-4650     ISO Abbreviation:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-15     Completed Date:  2010-07-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235322     Medline TA:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 AAGL. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korea University, Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Guro-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Endometrial Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Hydatidiform Mole / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Laparoscopy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Ectopic / diagnosis*,  surgery*

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