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Rarity revisited: Diagnosis and management of intramural ectopic pregnancy.
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PMID:  23417903     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intramural pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy and little is known about its etiology, prevalence and natural history. There is no consensus regarding the ultrasound criteria to diagnose intramural pregnancy and the management strategies vary depending on the severity of clinical presentation, exact location of pregnancy, viability and gestational age. We present four cases of intramural pregnancies diagnosed in a single institution which illustrate variability in their clinical presentations and difficulties in reaching the correct diagnosis. We also propose a set of ultrasound criteria to facilitate differential diagnosis between intramural and other types of uterine ectopic pregnancies.
Authors:
Maria Memtsa; Amna Jamil; Neil Sebire; Eric Jauniaux; Davor Jurkovic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1469-0705     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 ISUOG. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, London.
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