Franco, Oscar Andrés; Olaya, Natalia
January 2009
Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia;2009, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p89
Academic Journal
Primary splenic pregnancy is considered to be the rarest form of extrauterine pregnancy, only a few well-documented cases having been reported. We report a case of splenic pregnancy in a 32-year-old woman having poor obstetric history, presenting acute abdomen and haemoperitoneum. Splenic pregnancy requires an emergency splenectomy and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen in reproductive-aged women, particularly if they have had recurrent abortions.


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