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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 231-233

A case of intramural pregnancy: Differential diagnosis for distinguishing from retained products of conception and gestational trophoblastic disease


Department of Ultrasound, West China Second University Hospital; Key Laboratory of Obstetric and Gynecologic and Pediatric Diseases and Birth Defects of Ministry of Education, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hong Luo
Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province 610041
China
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/GMIT.GMIT_39_19

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Intramural pregnancy refers to the implantation of fertilized eggs in uterine musculature, separated from the uterine cavity and tube. We report a case of intramural pregnancy previously misdiagnosed as retained products of conception and gestational trophoblastic disease. This case highlights the difficulty in the diagnosis of intramural pregnancy. Clinicians should be clear about the risk factors of the disease. Judicious selection of the appropriate imaging modalities is vital to making an accurate diagnosis and providing effective treatment.


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