Molar Ectopic Pregnancy in the Uterine Cornus

Jong Ha Hwang, Jae Kwan Lee, Nak Woo Lee, Kyu Wan Lee

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Abstract

Cornual pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. The incidence of hydatiform molar pregnancy is 1 in 1000 to 2000 pregnancies. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy is extremely rare. A 41-year-old nulliparous woman was admitted via the emergency department because of vaginal bleeding for 2 weeks. Transvaginal sonography exhibited a heterogeneous hypoechoic shadow in the endometrium that suggested a hematometra including blood clots and tissue, and a multicystic echogenic mass, with flow at color Doppler ultrasonography, in the lateral wall of the uterus. A laparoscopic cornuostomy was performed. Pathologic analysis demonstrated placental tissue with features consistent with a partial molar pregnancy. Systemic methotrexate therapy was administered to treat the possible remnants of the molar pregnancy. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy can be successfully treated with laparoscopic cornuostomy and systemic methotrexate therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar 1

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Hydatidiform Mole
Ectopic Pregnancy
Methotrexate
Hematometra
Doppler Color Ultrasonography
Uterine Hemorrhage
Endometrium
Uterus
Hospital Emergency Service
Ultrasonography
Thrombosis
Pregnancy
Incidence
Therapeutics
Cornual Pregnancy

Keywords

  • Laparoscopic cornuostomy
  • Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy

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  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Molar Ectopic Pregnancy in the Uterine Cornus. / Hwang, Jong Ha; Lee, Jae Kwan; Lee, Nak Woo; Lee, Kyu Wan.

In: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Vol. 17, No. 2, 01.03.2010, p. 239-241.

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