Spontaneous Heterotopic Pregnancy Causing Tubal Rupture in a Patient with Intrauterine Device in-situ


TELCİ S.

Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi, vol.10, no.3, pp.121-123, 2014 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-123

Abstract

Spontaneous heterotopic pregnancy causing tubal rupture in a patient with intrauterine device in-situspontaneous heterotopic pregnancy (HP) is a rare but life threatening condition. A case of 27 years old patient who admitted to our emergency gynecology clinic for acute abdominal pain is presented. The transvaginal ultrasound revealed two embryoswith cardiac activity; one intrauterine (8 week and 3 day) , and the other one in the left adnexa (7 week and 3 day) and an intrauterine device (IUD) in situ. The patient had left salpingectomy with laparotomy and after the fifth hour of operation she had spontaneous abortion of intrauterine pregnancy. We reported a case of heterotopic pregnancy and relation with IUD and a brief review of the literature.

Key words:Heterotopic pregnancy, IUD, spontaneou


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