Full-Term Abdominal Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

  title={Full-Term Abdominal Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Jian-ping Zhang and Fen Li and Qiu Sheng},
  journal={Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation},
  pages={139 - 141}
Background: Abdominal pregnancy is a rare, life-threatening condition. Case: A 30-year-old pregnant, gravida 3, para 1, was presented to hospital at 38 weeks gestation. She suffered from abdominal pain at 16 weeks gestation. At admission, obstetrical examination and transabdominal ultrasonography revealed that it was uterine pregnancy with a single living fetus and oligohydramnios. The diagnosis of abdominal pregnancy was made till intrasurgical operation. An amniotomy was performed and a… 
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