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Bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureter associated with 21–22 weeks gestational age of cervical ectopic pregnancy: a case report

Authors Halim B, Lubis HP

Received 3 January 2019

Accepted for publication 12 June 2019

Published 11 July 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 217—221

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S199683

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Ronald Prineas


Binarwan Halim, Hilma Putri Lubis

Division of Reproductive, Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

Abstract: Cervical ectopic pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. This incidence represents less than 1% of all ectopic pregnancies with reported incidence rates varying from 1:1,000 to 1:95,000 pregnancies. Cervical ectopic pregnancy is difficult to diagnose. Hydronephrosis and hydroureter have never been reported as complications of cervical ectopic pregnancy, and both are diagnosed after laparotomy. The potential morbidity, highlighted in this case study, demonstrates the importance of early diagnosis of a cervical ectopic pregnancy so that early intervention and treatment can be employed.

Keywords: cervical ectopic pregnancy, hydronephrosis, hydroureter, complication

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