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Scar Pregnancy: A Case Series Involving Two Medical College Hospitals in West Bengal

Indranil Dutta, Abhijit Haldar, Mainak Nath

Citation Information : Dutta I, Haldar A, Nath M. Scar Pregnancy: A Case Series Involving Two Medical College Hospitals in West Bengal. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2020; 12 (1):51-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1756

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Scar pregnancy is increasing day by day due to the increasing number of cesarean section as well as operative intervention on uterus. Though there are improved diagnostic modalities in recent era, there is certain a deficiency of knowledge of specific diagnosis and treatment among the obstetricians and radiologists. Only few case reports are available online, but there are more cases of scar pregnancy which are underdiagnosed leading to high morbidity and even mortality. In this case series, we report 11 cases of scar ectopic pregnancy with different presenting features and treatment. Though in our case series there is no mortality, morbidity is seen to be high. We tried to increase the suspicion of scar ectopic pregnancy among obstetricians and radiologists to reduce these morbidities, especially in the cases of previous cesarean section and previous myomectomies.


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