EARLY ECTOPIC PREGNANCY AFTER VAGINAL HYSTERECTOMY TWO CASE REPORTS

@article{Cocks1980EARLYEP,
  title={EARLY ECTOPIC PREGNANCY AFTER VAGINAL HYSTERECTOMY TWO CASE REPORTS},
  author={Phillip S. Cocks},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={1980},
  volume={87}
}
  • P. Cocks
  • Published 1980
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Two patients with ectopic pregnancy following vaginal hysterectomy are described. In each patient conception occurred prior to hysterectomy. A review of the literature reveals 23 similar cases with 13 presenting as early postoperative complications and 10 as late postoperative complications. 
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