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Volume 10, Issue 2 (6-2007)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2007, 10(2): 97-101 | Back to browse issues page

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Mashadi E, Mashadi S. A case report of advanced abdominal pregnancy. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2007; 10 (2) :97-101
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Introduction: Abdominal pregnancy is 1 in 10000 live births and advanced abdominal pregnancy is rare. Abdominal pregnancy is associated with high morbidity and mortality with the risk for death 7 to 8 times greater than tubal ectopic pregnancy and 90 times greater than intrauterine pregnancy. In this article a case of advanced abdominal pregnancy is reported. Case: The patient was a 35 year’s old (G4P3) woman presented with undelivered pregnancy after two years. After diagnostic procedures laparatomy was done. During the operation, fetus adhesion to the omentum was released. A 9 kg calcified fetus was delivered. Then the placenta and left adnex was removed completely. Conclusion: Regarding the high mortality rate of abdominal pregnancy, in every pregnancy specially in the precence of it’s risk factors (such as PID, history of ectopic pregnancy, history of infertilitry and using drugs to induce ovulation, IVF, prior tubal surgery and …) and also suspicious symptoms, this probability and early intervention must be considered.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: General
Received: 2008/08/12

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