Ovarian pregnancy: a series of 24 cases.

  title={Ovarian pregnancy: a series of 24 cases.},
  author={H G Grimes and Radom{\'i}r Nos{\'a}ľ and John Christopher Gallagher},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={61 2},
This study was undertaken to investigate 24 cases of ovarian pregnancy identified by retrospective analysis of 148,734 deliveries at 6 hospitals between 1952 and 1980, and to review pertinent literature. Although ovarian pregnancy is rare, it was shown to occur 4 times more frequently than previously believed--on the order of 1 per 7000 deliveries and slightly less than 3% of all ectopic pregnancies. Awareness of the possibility of ovarian pregnancy and closer histologic examination of surgical… CONTINUE READING
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