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CASE REPORT

Spectrum of Rudimentary Horn Pregnancy: A Case Series

Prashanthi Selvaraj, Moushmi Parpillewar, Juzar Fidvi

Keywords : Rudimentary horn pregnancy, Rupture, Secondary abdominal pregnancy, Unicornuate uterus

Citation Information : Selvaraj P, Parpillewar M, Fidvi J. Spectrum of Rudimentary Horn Pregnancy: A Case Series. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2021; 13 (1):61-65.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1852

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Unicornuate uterus occurs due to incomplete formation and fusion of the bilateral mullerian ducts. Pregnancy in this incompletely formed horn i.e., rudimentary horn pregnancy (RHP), can present with a wide range of symptoms that may be similar to ectopic pregnancies or may remain silent like a normal pregnancy. We present a case series of three women diagnosed with RHP in different periods of gestation at a tertiary care hospital in Central India. The need for high suspicion and the role of ultrasound in the accurate diagnosis of this obstetric emergency is highlighted. The literature is well stocked with case reports on RHP with different outcomes. These three cases are being reported because of their rarity.


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