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Interstitial ectopic pregnancy: a case report

Olayemi Atinuke Alagbe, Tinuola Omolade Adeniyi, Olawale Ayobami Abayomi, Emmanuel Olugbenga Onifade

Abstract


Interstitial ectopic pregnancy is a rare type of tubal pregnancy that poses diagnostic challenge. It is associated with the highest risk of massive, uncontrollable bleeding and can result in uterine rupture in the second trimester. This is a rare case of unruptured interstitial ectopic diagnosed in the first trimester by ultrasonography and managed medically with systemic methrotrexate and serial ultrasound monitoring.




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