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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2017, Vol. 44 Issue (1): 146-147    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3202.2017
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Ectopic pregnancy occurring in the remnant tube of a previous adnexectomy: a case report
Y.B. Whang1, S.Y. Kim1, S.Y. Nam1, S.G. Yeo2, D.C. Park1, *()
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon
2 Medical Science Research Institute, Kyung Hee University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
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Abstract  
Ectopic pregnancy occurring in the same region is a comparatively rare disease, but sometimes it is very serious to patients if it is delayed. The authors present a case of spontaneous ectopic pregnancy occurring in the ipsilateral salpingectomy stump of a previous adnexectomy that was successfully removed via laparoscopic surgery without complication. This case may support the idea of intrauterine transmigration of a fertilized egg as an etiology of spontaneous ectopic pregnancy. Thus, the potential for ectopic pregnancy in the tubal remnant in cases of previous salpingectomy or adnexectomy needs to be carefully considered.
Key words:  Ectopic pregnancy      Intrauterine transmigration     
Published:  10 February 2017     
*Corresponding Author(s):  D.C. PARK     E-mail:  park.dongchoon@gmail.com

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Y.B. Whang, S.Y. Kim, S.Y. Nam, S.G. Yeo, D.C. Park. Ectopic pregnancy occurring in the remnant tube of a previous adnexectomy: a case report. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017, 44(1): 146-147.

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