secondary abdominal pregnancy


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sec·on·dar·y ab·dom·i·nal preg·nan·cy

a condition in which the embryo or fetus continues to grow in the abdominal cavity after its expulsion from the fallopian tube or other seat of its primary development.
Synonym(s): abdominocyesis (2)

sec·on·dar·y ab·dom·i·nal preg·nan·cy

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē ab-dom'i-năl preg'năn-sē)
A condition in which the embryo or fetus continues to grow in the abdominal cavity after its expulsion from the uterine tube or other seat of its primary development.
Synonym(s): abdominocyesis (2) .
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Full term secondary abdominal pregnancy. Professional Med J 2006;13(2):330-332.
In secondary abdominal pregnancy, a viable placenta separates from its primary implantation site as a result of tubal abortion or rupture.
Allen (2007) (5) et al reported a case of secondary abdominal pregnancy after rupture of one horn of Bicornuate uterus.
An unusual haemoperitoneum secondary abdominal pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep 2012; 2012.
CONCLUSION: This is a report of an extrauterine abdominal pregnancy which was most likely implanted in right fallopian tube and ruptured, later on developed as secondary abdominal pregnancy. The pregnancy continued uneventfully to full term and ended successfully with operative delivery of live baby with incompletely formed mandible.