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Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2008 Mar;36(3):296-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gyobfe.2007.11.023. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

[Recurrence of a rudimentary uterine horn rupture at 25 weeks of gestation: a case report].

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  • 1Service de gynécologie-obstétrique, clinique gynécologique et obstétricale, pavillon Mère-Enfant, hôpital Charles-Nicolle, CHU de Rouen, 1 rue de Germont, Rouen cedex, France.


Pregnancy in a rudimentary uterine horn is a rare event which can be revealed by uterine rupture. Following the fetal extraction, some authors recommend the ablation of the rudimentary horn, in order to limit the risk of uterine rupture in case of subsequent pregnancy in the same horn. We report the obstetrical outcome of a patient with a history of rudimentary uterine horn rupture the treatment of which was conservative.

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