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          VOLUME 46 / ISSUE 4

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10 - Cesarean scar pregnancy: a case report

Veli Mihmanlı, Arman Kegam Yeramyan, Aydın Kılınç, Miraç Özalp, Mehmet Fatih Fındık

Cesarean scar pregnancy is a rare type of ectopic pregnancy and refers to implantation of a pregnancy within the myometrium at the site of a prior cesarean scar. Cesarean ectopic pregnancy is a potentially life-threatening condition that, if not detected early and managed aggressively, can result in uterine rupture, hemorrhage and maternal death. Many therapeutic options are available such as dilatation and curettage, local or systemically administered methotrexate, excision of trophoblastic tissues using either laparotomy or laparoscopy and uterine artery embolization. Through this paper, we aimed to present a case of cesarean scar pregnancy that was managed by dilatation, curettage and foley catheter bolloon.

Keywords: Cesarean scar pregnancy, dilatation and curett

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