n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Conservative management of cervical ectopic pregnancy : case report
|Article Title||Conservative management of cervical ectopic pregnancy : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Author||T.D. Naidoo, M.R. Ramogale and J. Moodley|
|Publication Date||Mar 2006|
|Pages||44 - 45|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Cervical ectopic pregnancy and Conservative management|
The increasing incidence of cervical pregnancies may be attributed to increased use of artificial reproductive techniques and diagnostic improvements. Historically surgery has been the mainstay of treatment, usually with a poor prognosis. Recently there has been a trend toward conservative management with improved prognosis. Spontaneous abortion of a cervical pregnancy is usually associated with profuse haemorrhage or sepsis. A case undergoing spontaneous abortion without any life-threatening sequelae is presented.
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