Interstitial Ectopic Pregnancy and Laparoscopic Removal of the Interstitial Portion of the Tube: the New Frontier?

Ping Ling Ho, Janice Tung, Siraj Shahul HameedShahul Hameed Mohamed, Bernard Su Min Chern

Abstract


We present a case of a 40-year-old lady with 9 weeks of amenorrhea diagnosed with an interstitial pregnancy and multiple uterine fibroids. She underwent laparoscopic salpingectomy including the interstitial part of fallopian tube with products of conception without myomectomy and cornuostomy. Intra-operative blood loss was minimal. She was followed up post-operatively with weekly serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin (serum beta-hCG), which down-trended optimally at day 23 of surgery. Histopathology confirmed ectopic pregnancy with underlying salpingitis isthmica nodosa. Patient recovered well.




J Med Cases. 2020;11(8):229-233
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3317

Keywords


Submyomatous interstitial pregnancy; Laparoscopic salpingectomy; Salpingitis isthmica nodosa

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