Laparoscopic management of rudimentary uterine horn pregnancy: case report and literature review.

SÖNMEZER M., TAŞKIN S., Atabekoǧlu C., Güngör M., Unlü C.

JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, vol.10, no.3, pp.396-399, 2006 (Scopus) identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Pregnancy in the rudimentary uterine horn is an extremely rare clinical condition. Treatment includes surgical removal of the rudimentary horn. METHODS: A rudimentary horn pregnancy was reported that occurred after intrauterine insemination. Similar cases treated with laparoscopic surgery reported in the peer-reviewed journals were reviewed as well. RESULTS: Pregnancy in the right rudimentary horn of 6-weeks gestational age was successfully treated with laparoscopic surgery. CONCLUSION: Laparoscopy is a feasible and safe method for treating rudimentary horn pregnancy.