heterotopic pregnancy


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ec·top·ic preg·nan·cy

the implantation and development of a blastocyst outside the cavity of the uterus.

heterotopic pregnancy

a pregnancy that is both intrauterine and extrauterine.

heterotopic pregnancy

Combined intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancies.
See also: pregnancy
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Since heterotopic pregnancy is a rare event, no standardized management recommendations currently exist.
An unexpected quadruplet heterotopic pregnancy after bilateral salpingectomy and replacement of three embryos.
Heterotopic pregnancy (triplets) following in vitro fertilization: a case report.