DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20221299

Medical treatment of ectopic pregnancy: case report

Zaineb Chatbi, Soukaina Fekkoul, Inas Rhazi, Hafsa Tahiri, Hanane Saadi, Ahmed Mimouni

Abstract


Ectopic pregnancy occurs when the embryo implants outside the uterine cavity. It is a leading source of morbidity and mortality within pregnancy. Methotrexate, a folic acid antagonist, has been widely used to treat appropriately selected ectopic pregnancies. We report the case of a 20-year-old woman, married, G2P0, having as antecedent a right tubal ectopic pregnancy benefiting from a right salpingectomy two years ago, who presents actually a paucisymptomatic ectopic pregnancy. Medical treatment with methotrexate was chosen with monitoring of the patient's hemodynamic status and hCG level.


Keywords


Ectopic pregnancy, Methotrexate, β-hCG, Medical treatment of ectopic pregnancy

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