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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (3): 464-465    DOI: 10.12891/ceog4070.2018
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Spontaneous vital heterotopic pregnancy at 12 weeks' gestational age
A. Jurisic1, A. Dobrosavljevic2, *(), S. Dragojevic-Dikic1, L.Tasic1, V. Mihailovic2
1 University of Belgrade Medical School, Narodni Front Unversity Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
2 Narodni Front Unversity Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
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Abstract  
Heterotopic pregnancy (HP) is the existence of both intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy simultaneously. The incidence of spontaneous heterotopic pregnancy is about 1: 30,000 of pregnancies. In this paper the authors presented the case of heterotopic pregnancy, detected at 12 weeks of gestation. Pregnancy was spontaneous and patient was referred to the present hospital due to pelvic pain. After thorough examination, including transvaginal and transabdominal ultrasound, a 12-week heterotopic pregnancy was confirmed. Both fetuses were alive with regular fetal heart rate. Due to possible risk of placental bowel infiltration, laparotomy was performed and right salpingectomy with vital ectopic pregnancy was done. On the left ovary a 2-cm tumor was detected and also removed during operation. Patent was followed up until delivery and was delivered transvaginally at term.
Key words:  Heterotopic pregnancy      Intrauterine pregnancy      Ectopic pregnancy     
Published:  10 June 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  A. DOBROSAVLJEVIC     E-mail:  dobrosavljevical@gmail.com

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A. Jurisic, A. Dobrosavljevic, S. Dragojevic-Dikic, L.Tasic, V. Mihailovic. Spontaneous vital heterotopic pregnancy at 12 weeks' gestational age. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(3): 464-465.

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https://ceog.imrpress.com/EN/10.12891/ceog4070.2018     OR     https://ceog.imrpress.com/EN/Y2018/V45/I3/464

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