TITLE

Advanced Abdominal Pregnancy: A Diagnostic and Management Dilemma

AUTHOR(S)
Dahiya, Krishna; Sharma, Damyanti
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery;Summer2007, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advanced abdominal pregnancy is a complex condition that demands challenging management. Delays in diagnosis are mainly the result of difficulties in clinical assessment caused by a variance in presentation. A high index of suspicion may reduce diagnostic error. A careful clinical examination, coupled with investigatory aids, such as X-ray, ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging, will clinch the diagnosis. A case of advanced secondary abdominal pregnancy is presented in this paper. The diagnostic and management problems associated with abdominal pregnancy are also discussed. (J GYNECOL SURG 23:69)
ACCESSION #
25183521

 

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