A CASE SERIES OF CAESAREAN SCAR PREGNANCY
Dr. Fasiha Tasneem* and Dr. Vinutha M. Sharma
Introduction: A Caesarean Scar Pregnancy (CSP) is an ectopic pregnancy implanted in the myometrium of a previous caesarean section scar. The incidence of CSP is indeed increasing with increase in in the rate of caesarean deliveries. In 1604 Jean Riolan from Paris was the first person to report an extrauterine tubal pregnancy. Discussion: When the blastocyst implants into the scar tissue from a prior caesarean incision; it invades into the remaining tract from the prior uterine wall disruption, and this leads to caesarean scar pregnancy. A high suspicion should arise when a gestational sac is seen in the lower uterine segment on scan. Conclusion: Caesarean Scar pregnancy is a life-threatening condition which can be diagnosed in early gestational age with precise clinical suspicion and radiological expertise. Early detection and diagnosis and prompt management can prevent dreadful complications.
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