Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2010 Jun;53(6):520-524. 10.5468/kjog.2010.53.6.520.

Term angular pregnancy with placenta accreta

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea. hhl22@chol.com
  • 2Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.

Abstract

Angular pregnancy is rare, in which the embryo in the lateral angle of uterine cavity and located medial to the utero-tubal junction. Angular pregnancy is differentiated from interstitial pregnancy. There is no report about term angular pregnancy in Republic of Korea, a few reports in other countries. Angular pregnancy has different clinical characteristics according to the trimester. We diagnosed angular pregnancy by ultrasonography and computed tomography (CT). The CT is a useful diagnostic method. We report a case of term angular pregnancy with placenta accreta and review the diagnostic process and complications.

Keyword

Angular pregnancy; Placenta accreta
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