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2009-06-10-10 Cesarean-section scar, ectopic pregnancy © Tetreault

Cesarean-section scar, ectopic pregnancy


 Laura Tetreault, RDMS, Susan Byers, RDMS, Michael Pinette, MD

Maine Medical Partners Women"s Health
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Portland, ME 


Case report

The following image shows a case of a live ectopic pregnancy in a cesarean-section scar. The patient had four previous cesarean sections. The diagnosis was confirmed at surgery and patient underwent a hysterectomy. 

Image: Live ectopic pregnancy in the C-section scar. Image represents sagittal scan of the uterus.

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