IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 6 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog5087.2019

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Open Access Case Report
Cesarean scar pregnancy: a report of three cases and a critical review on the management
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1 Gynecologic and Obstetric Clinic, Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
2 Department of Women and Children’s Health, Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
3 University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
*Correspondence: (G. CAPOBIANCO)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019, 46(6), 982–985;
Published: 10 December 2019

One of the rarest forms of ectopic pregnancy is represented by the implantation of pregnancy on the scar of cesarean section. The implant in the uterine scar tissue exposes the patient to a risk of massive bleeding, uterine rupture, and penetration by the syncytiotrophoblast into the bladder wall. Currently, there is no consensus on the optimal management of this condition. The medical, surgical, and radio-interventional approaches are all contemplated. Here the authors report and discuss the diagnosis and treatment of three cases of caesarean scar pregnancies.

Cesarean section
Ectopic pregnancy
Scar pregnancy
Figure 1.
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