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About a Case of Failure of Medical Treatment of an Interstitial Pregnancy  

Houssem Ragmoun1 , Abdrahmen Daadoucha2 , Najeh Benhlima3 , Abir Agili1
1 Department of Obstetric Gynecology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital, University hospital assistant in gynecology obstetrics, Ibn El Jazzar street, Kairouan, 3100, Tunisia
2 Department of Radiology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital, University hospital assistant in radiology, Ibn El Jazzar street, Kairouan, 3100, Tunisia
3 Department of Cardiology Ibn El Jazzar Hospital, University hospital assistant in cardiology, Ibn El Jazzar street, Kairouan, 3100, Tunisia
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International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2017, Vol. 7, No. 13   doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0013
Received: 16 Aug., 2017    Accepted: 18 Oct., 2017    Published: 20 Oct., 2017
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Houssem R., Abdrahmen D., Najeh B., and Abir A., 2017, About a case of failure of medical treatment of an interstitial pregnancy, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 7(13): 53-57 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0013)

Abstract

Interstitial pregnancy is a rare entity that accounts for nearly 2% of ectopic pregnancies. His diagnosis is almost always based on laparoscopy. The risk of rupture with significant hemorrhage remains high. The treatment is classically surgical by corneal resection, medical treatment is increasingly used. Through an observation of an interstitial pregnancy diagnosed in our department and treated initially medically and then by radical surgery and by means of a review of the literature, we will try to explain the different diagnostic and therapeutic methods used in interstitial pregnancies, we will also learn the importance of patient selection in order to avoid risky changes, especially in the absence of consensus.

Keywords
Ectopic pregnancy; Corneal pregnancy; Interstitial pregnancy; Corneal resection; Methotrexate
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