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Rudimentary horn pregnancy: a 10-year experience and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23183713     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES OF THE REVIEW: The aim of the review was to find radiologic investigations/criteria to diagnose rudimentary horn pregnancy antenatally pre-rupture.
SEARCH METHODS: A systematic literature review was carried out in Pubmed search for rudimentary horn pregnancies. The radiologic findings of the cases diagnosed before rupture were analyzed.
RESULTS: Ultrasound is the most commonly used technique, though MRI seems to delineate details better. Non-continuity of the lumen of the cervix with the pregnant uterine horn is an important imaging finding. High clinical suspicion and radiologic skill for diagnosis are emphasized.
CONCLUSIONS: The review presents the existing imaging criteria to diagnose rudimentary horn pregnancy and suggests future research to enhance the limited evidence.
Authors:
Sujata Siwatch; Reeti Mehra; Dilpreet Kaur Pandher; Anju Huria
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2012-11-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  287     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-15     Completed Date:  2013-09-12     Revised Date:  2014-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  687-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Ectopic / ultrasonography*
Retrospective Studies
Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Uterus / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography
Young Adult

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