Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecología
versão impressa ISSN 0034-7434
DIAZ GONZALEZ, Mario. Abdominal pregnancy at term: case report. Rev Colomb Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2002, vol.53, n.1, pp. 93-95. ISSN 0034-7434.
Abdominal pregnancy is uncommon and associated with higher fetal and maternal mortality. It is rare to grow to term and furthermore obtain a newborn in good conditions. A case of abdominal pregnancy at term ( 40,5 weeks) which was successfully treated in the Clinica General del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, by the obstetrics and gynecologist department; was an obstetric patient of 33 years old, G2P1 with initial diagnosis of 40,5 weeks of gestation, abruptio placentae and pre-eclampsia; with postoperative diagnosis of abdominal pregnancy at term with a newborn in good conditions. This article is a case report. It has a general interest for two reasons: 1) Its an uncommon event in obstetrics, the abdominal pregnancies with an alive fetus have very now frequency in the world. 2) A brief revision and how to confront this kind of cases is made.
Palavras-chave : Abdominal pregnancy; ectopic pregnancy; pre-eclampsia; eclampsia; abruptio placentae.