Concealed heterotopic pregnancy at 12 weeks, with no coexisting risk factors: Lessons to be learned.

@article{Pratilas2017ConcealedHP,
  title={Concealed heterotopic pregnancy at 12 weeks, with no coexisting risk factors: Lessons to be learned.},
  author={Georgios C Pratilas and Panagiotis Chatzis and Nikolaos Panteleris and Kimon Chatzistamatiou and Leonidas Zeipiridis and Konstantinos D. Dinas},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          228-231
        }
}
  • Georgios C Pratilas, Panagiotis Chatzis, +3 authors Konstantinos D. Dinas
  • Published in
    The journal of obstetrics and…
    2017
  • Medicine
  • A woman presented at the gynecological emergency clinic with severe lower abdominal pain. Even though she reported normal menses and had no risk factors for ectopic pregnancy, pregnancy test was positive and vaginal sonogram indicated heterotopic pregnancy at 12 weeks of gestation, with rupture of the ectopic pregnancy. Laboratory results indicated significant blood loss, and emergency laparotomy with salpingo-ophorectomy was performed. The intrauterine pregnancy continued uneventfully… CONTINUE READING

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