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A 20-Week Cornual Ectopic Pregnancy

Published:January 30, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2019.06.003
      A 34-year-old G11 P2, with a body mass index of 53 kg/m2 and recurrent unexplained first trimester losses, was transferred at 206 weeks for management of a viable cornual pregnancy. A 6-week ultrasound scan demonstrated a gestational sac separate from the endometrial cavity, surrounded by myometrium, that was consistent with a cornual or interstitial pregnancy.
      • Arleo EK
      • DeFilippis EM
      Cornual, interstitial, and angular pregnancies: clarifying the terms and a review of the literature.
      At her community hospital, she received multiple methotrexate doses despite no decrease in serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin. She continued to have pain, and a repeat ultrasound examination showed a 19-week cornual pregnancy.
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        • Arleo EK
        • DeFilippis EM
        Cornual, interstitial, and angular pregnancies: clarifying the terms and a review of the literature.
        Clin Imaging. 2014; 38: 763-770