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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2021, Vol. 48 Issue (2): 434-438    DOI: 10.31083/j.ceog.2021.02.5202
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Application of ultrasound in hepatic pregnancy: a case report and literature review
Xiao-Hua Li1, Jian-Kun Zhou2, Jing-Dan Cheng1, *()
1Department of Ultrasonography, Affiliated Hospital of Jining Medical University, 272000 Jining, China
2Information Network Center, Shandong Ploytechnic College, 272077 Jining, China
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Abstract  
As an ectopic pregnancy, hepatic pregnancy is extremely rare. Early diagnosis and treatment may prevent acute bleeding caused by the invasion of trophoblasts into maternal hepatic vessels. Here, we report a case of hepatic pregnancy diagnosed by ultrasonography in early pregnancy. Diagnostic laparoscopy, followed by laparotomy, was carried out and the intrahepatic mass was excised, and pathological results confirmed the ultrasonographic findings. Based on a current literature review, this report aims to investigate the ultrasonic features of hepatic pregnancy and summarize the application of ultrasonography in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatic pregnancy.
Key words:  Abdominal pregnancy      Ectopic pregnancy      Ultrasonography      Hepatic pregnancy      Preoperative diagnosis     
Submitted:  25 March 2019      Revised:  24 July 2020      Accepted:  28 July 2020      Published:  15 April 2021     
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J18KB128/Department of Education of Shandong Province
2019SMNS032/Science and Technology Bureau of Jining
*Corresponding Author(s):  Jing-Dan Cheng     E-mail:  cjdjining@163.com

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Xiao-Hua Li, Jian-Kun Zhou, Jing-Dan Cheng. Application of ultrasound in hepatic pregnancy: a case report and literature review. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2021, 48(2): 434-438.

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