TITLE

Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy following Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Ahmadi, Firoozeh; Irani, Shohreh
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Fertility & Sterility;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p201
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cervical ectopic pregnancy (EP) is an infrequent, life-threatening form of ectopic gestation pregnancy that implants within the endocervical canal. With the increase in use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) worldwide and more liberal use of transvaginal sonography (TVS) during early pregnancy, more cases of cervical ectopic pregnancy are being diagnosed. Early diagnosis of this condition by using ultrasound imaging allows for prevention of maternal morbidity due to hemorrhage and leads to conservative management of this condition.We present the case of a 38-year old woman (gravida 1, para 0) who was found to have acervical ectopic pregnancy at six weeks of gestation.
ACCESSION #
84628203

 

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