, Volume 274, Issue 5, pp 325-326
Date: 13 May 2006

Rupture of rudimentary uterine horn pregnancy at 37 weeks gestation with fetal survival

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Pregnancy in rudimentary uterine horn is rare and associated with maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. This patient presented with unexplained abdominal pain antenataly. Laparotomy for suspected abruption at 37 weeks revealed ruptured rudimentary horn with placenta accreta. A subtotal hemihysterectomy was performed. The result was fetal salvage in good condition.