First-trimester uterine rupture from a placenta percreta: A case report

Hung Shuo Liang, Cherng Jye Jeng, Tzong Chyi Sheen, Fa Kung Lee, Yuh Cheng Yang, Chii Ruey Tzeng

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Cesarean scar pregnancy complicated by placenta percreta and uterine rupture is an uncommon gynecologic emergency. CASE: A woman presenting with abdominal pain and shock was found to have a cesarean scar pregnancy complicated by placenta percreta and uterine rupture. CONCLUSION: Implantation within a cesarean scar may cause placenta percreta, leading to uterine rupture in the first trimester and mimicking other gynecologic emergencies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)474-478
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Volume48
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2003

Keywords

  • Cesarean scar pregnancy
  • Placenta percreta
  • Pregnancy, ectopic
  • Uterine rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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