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An unusual haemoperitoneum--secondary abdominal pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22605797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 36-year-old amenorrhoeic patient presented with vague abdominal discomfort, and haemodynamic instability, a large haemoperitoneum was identified on transvaginal ultrasound. Ruptured tubal ectopic pregnancy was suspected. At laparotomy ruptured primary tubal ectopic pregnancy was identified, with 12-14 week secondary abdominal pregnancy implanted onto the omentum, confirmed by histopathology. Salpingo-oophrectomy with peritoneal washout was performed, and three units blood transfusion was required. The patient had an uneventful recovery to health.
Muhammad Ahsan Akhtar; Kate Navaratnam; Mark J Davies; Sanjeev D Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-03-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-18     Completed Date:  2013-02-12     Revised Date:  2014-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Transfusion
Diagnosis, Differential
Hemoperitoneum / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Pregnancy, Abdominal / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Pregnancy, Tubal / surgery*

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