Ultrasound Diagnosis of Rudimentary Uterine Horn Pregnancy in Fourteen Weeks of Gestation: A Case Report

Wen‐Feng ‐F Chang, Ho‐Hsiung ‐H Lin, Hong‐Nerng ‐N Ho, Bor‐Ching ‐C Sheu, Su‐Cheng ‐C Huang, Tsu‐Yao ‐Y Lee

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Abstract

Pregnancy in a rudimentary uterine horn is rare. Rupture tends to occur in the second trimester, and results in maternal morbility and mortality. Although the diagnosis prior to rupture is difficult, early detection is essential in avoiding a fatal outcome. An asymptomatic case of pregnancy in the rudimentary horn of a bicornu‐ate uterus prior to rupture is presented. This report is to emphasize the important value of sonography for early detection of the prerupture of the rudimentary pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalAsia‐Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • ectopic pregnancy
  • rudimentary uterine horn
  • sonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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