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Background and Purpose: Pregnancy in the rudimentary horn is a rare but serious phenomenon in obstetrics، and is associated with the rupture of uterus and maternal mortality. In the present report، we present a rudimentary horn pregnancy in the15th week of gestation.
The Patient: A multiparous 33-year-old woman in the 15th week of gestation with severe abdominal pain underwent an emergency laparotomy. A ruptured rudimentary horn in was observed in operation and fetus was within the intact sac in peritoneum cavity. The fetus and placenta were extracted and the right tube and the rudimentary horn were removed. The patient was discharged from hospital with no particular complication after 3 days.
Conclusion: Rudimentary horn pregnancy is rare but it must be considered because of its severe complications.