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Ectopic Pregnancy in a Cesarean Scar

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Description:

A fertilized egg may implant at or in a cesarean section scar. It is considered an ectopic pregnancy when development occurs outside of the uterine cavity and is surrounded by myometrium and fibrous tissue. Although rare it is becoming more common as the number of cesarean sections increase.

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