Intraligamentary Extrauterine Pregnancy Delivered at Term: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Akinyemi A Akintayo, Idowu P Ade-Ojo, Jide M Afolayan, Olusola P Aduloju, Biodun N Olagbuji


Intraligamentary pregnancy is extremely rare. Preoperative diagnosis is often difficult. We report a case of a 33 year old female who had an ectopic pregnancy in the right broad ligament. The pregnancy remained viable till term, but unfortunately resulted in a perinatal death prior delivery. Diagnosis was not made until laparotomy and a well formed still born was delivered. A high index of suspicion and prompt therapeutic intervention are necessary to prevent adverse fetal and or maternal outcome. (Afr J Reprod Health 2016; 20[1]: 104-108).

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