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A true cornual (interstitial) pregnancy resulting in a viable fetus.
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PMID:  23344398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
BACKGROUND: : Interstitial ectopic pregnancies are known for their dangerous implantation location and high risk of rupture.
CASE: : We report an interstitial pregnancy that was not ruptured at the time of cesarean delivery. Hysterectomy was not necessary and a viable fetus was delivered with a neonatal intensive care unit stay compatible to any neonate of his gestational age.
CONCLUSION: : In very rare circumstances, interstitial pregnancies can result in a viable fetus, and careful inspection of second-trimester ultrasonogram can lead to proper management of complicated ectopic pregnancies.
Alexandria J Hill; Kristi R Van Winden; Curtis R Cook
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  121     ISSN:  1873-233X     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, the Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Phoenix Perinatal Associates, Phoenix, Arizona.
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