n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Conservative management of cervical ectopic pregnancy : case report




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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