Abdominal pregnancy after gonadotropin superovulation and intrauterine insemination: A case report

Wen Fang Cheng, Hong Nerng Ho, Yu Shih Yang, Su Cheng Huang

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Abstract

An abdominal pregnancy after superovulation with human menopausal and chorionic gonadotropins followed by intrauterine insemination of the husband's sperm is reported. The incidence of ectopic pregnancy increases with administration of human menopausal and chorionic gonadotropins. However, the role of human menopausal and chorionic gonadotropins as a cause of abdominal pregnancy has not been delineated. It appears that ultrasonography has become one of the most important aids in the diagnosis of early abdominal pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1394-1395
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume171
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Abdominal pregnancy
  • gonadotropin
  • intrauterine insemination
  • superovulation
  • ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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