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Unruptured postdated pregnancy with a live fetus in a noncommunicating rudimentary horn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17197735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pregnancy in a noncommunicating rudimentary horn is an extremely rare and a life-threatening condition as it mostly terminates by rupture by the second trimester of pregnancy. Postdated pregnancy and delivery of a live fetus in a rudimentary horn have been rarely reported. A case of noncommunicating unruptured rudimentary horn pregnancy progressing to 41 weeks and 3 days period of gestation where the diagnosis was initially missed at obstetric sonogram at 18 and 34 weeks and then misdiagnosed later as abdominal pregnancy is being reported. Preoperative diagnosis, successful delivery of a live fetus and excision of the rudimentary horn was performed.
Poonam Goel; Pradip Kumar Saha; Reeti Mehra; Anju Huria
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical sciences     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0019-5359     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-01     Completed Date:  2007-03-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373023     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Sci     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy Complications*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Pregnancy, Ectopic*
Time Factors
Uterine Rupture*
Uterus / abnormalities*

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