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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-28

Late presentation of advanced abdominal pregnancy with live baby: A case report and literature review

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bayero University Kano/Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria

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Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano PMB 3452 Kano
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0331-8540.117242

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Abdominal pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. It is associated with an increase in maternal morbidity and mortality, as well as perinatal mortality rate of up to 85%-95%. A case of abdominal pregnancy in an unbooked primigravida who presented in the third trimester and was successfully managed is hereby described. She came with weight loss and jaundice. The fetus was alive and she was managed conservatively till a laparotomy was eventually performed. The outcome was good for mother and baby.

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