Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2004 Jun;47(6):1228-1231.

A Case of Ruptured Cornual Pregnancy in Adenomyosis Uterus at 29 Weeks' Gestation

  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, Korea.


A case of ruptured cornual pregnancy in adenomyosis uterus at 29 weeks' gestation is presented here. A cornual pregnancy occurs when the conceptus implants at the junction between the tube and the uterus rather than in main part of uterine cavity. It is relatively rare entity, but the rich vascularity of the uterus in this location makes rupture particularly dangerous. resulting in higher maternal mortality. The presented case was unique in continuing till the third trimester of pregnancy. We present a case of a ruptured cornual pregnancy in adenomyosis uterus at the third trimester of pregnancy with a brief review of literatures.


Cornual pregnancy; Adenomyosis
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