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VELAZQUEZ ARJONA, Serge Ricardo; CORRALES CAMPO, Manuel  and  MACIAS NAVARRO, Meidys María. Cornual ectopic pregnancy in the third quarter. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.5, pp.692-697. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 34-year-old patient from a rural area with low educational status and history of good health and menstrual disorders by default was described, who went to the Emergency Room at "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas" General Teaching Hospital of Santiago de Cuba, due to severe abdominal pain in epigastrium, which was extended to the back and intensified by fetal movement. Complementary tests, specifically ultrasound, were performed and showed the presence of a cornual ectopic pregnancy in the third quarter, reason why it is decided to make a laparotomy, remove the product of conception and perform subtotal hysterectomy, after that the patient was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of the institution.

Keywords : pregnant woman; cornual ectopic pregnancy; severe abdominal pain; subtotal hysterectomy; ultrasound; secondary health care.

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