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Successful conservative management of a rare case of ruptured cornual ectopic pregnancy

Endocrinology & Metabolism International Journal
Sumayya Sana, Pruthvi S, Sreelatha S, Yashaswini, Shruthi K,Shridhar S

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Cornual pregnancy is a rare type of ectopic pregnancy with incidence of about 2-4% of all ectopic pregnancies. The mortality rate is about 2-2.5%. The diagnosis and management is challenging and frequently constitute a medical emergency. We report a case of a 33year old second gravida, para 1, living 1 with previous LSCS with 13weeks 2days period of gestation presenting to the casualty with complaints of severe pain abdomen and signs of hypovolemic shock. Ultrasound revealed gross hemoperitoneum with ruptured right adnexal gestation. Emergency laparotomy was done and cornual end was found ruptured and was sutured successfully and hemostasis achieved. Intra operative two units of packed cells was transfused. Patient was discharged stable on post-op day 7.


ectopic pregnancy, hypovolemic shock, hemoperitoneum, laparotomy, blood transfusion