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Indian Journal of Emergency Medicine

Volume  5, Issue 4, October-December 2019, Pages 251-254

 

Case Report

Caesarean Scar Pregnancy: A Dreaded Complication of LSCS
Tanushree Jain1, Kishalay Datta2
1MEM Resident, 2Associate Director & HOD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi 110088, India.
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DOI: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21088/ijem.2395.311X.5419.7

Abstract

Caesarean scar pregnancy is a rarest type of ectopic pregnancy, characterized by vaginal bleeding associated with abdominal pain, usually manifested during the warly first trimester of pregnanacy. It can be diagnosed by serial beta-HCG levels monitoring coupled with ultrasonography. The treatment modalities can be Inj. Methotrexate, D&C associated with laproscopy/ laprotomy or uterine artery embolization. Rupture of ectopic pregnancy may lead to massive haemorrhage, shock & DIC.

Keywords: Caesarean scar pregnancy (CSP); Methotrexate; DIC.


Corresponding Author : Kishalay Datta