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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001;44(12):2372-2375.
Published online December 1, 2001.
A case of simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancies following the ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination.
Jae Kyoung Yoo, Jae Ju Lee, Jung Ho Song, Sung Chul Jeon, Ji Hoon Kang, Sung Kim, Cheol Hong Park, Dae Hyun Cho
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sun General Hospital, Dae Jeon, Korea.
Bilateral tubal pregnancy is the least common type of all extrauterine pregnancies, 1:725-1:1580 of pregnancies are bilateral. Simultaneous tubal pregnancies have been reported in natural cycles, recently, after ovulation induction, assisted reproductive techniques. The high incidence of ectopic pregnancy assisted with ovulation induction continues to be a problem. Bilateral tubal pregnancy associated with the ovulation induction has been reported few cases of 3.0% to 6.0% in frequency. This paper describes a case of simultaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy after ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination in a 27 year old patient. The diagnosis was confirmed by laparoscopy performed 30 days after intrauterine insemination, which revealed bilateral tubal pregnancy and mild hyperstimulated ovaries. Bilateral salpingectomy was performed. With a review of the literature on this topic, diagnostic aspect and incidence and treatment options are discussed.
Key Words: Bilateral tubal pregnancy, Ectopic pregnancy, Ovulation induction

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