Placenta Percreta in the Uterus Fundus at the Second Trimester: A Case Report
AbstractBackground: Placenta percreta is a rare complication of pregnancy with catastrophic outcomes for both mother and fetus. Abnormal placental attachment due to inadequate deciduas formation between trophoblast and myometrium is the main histological finding.Case Report: We present a case of placenta percreta in a 25-year-old woman accompanied by spontaneous uterine rupture at 25th week of gestation. In view of clinical symptoms and laboratory findings, the patient underwent laparotomy with a primary diagnosis of acute abdomen. We found no predisposing factor for abnormal placentation. As our patient wished to remain fertile, a successful uterine repair was performed.Conclusions: Histological assessment of the uterus showed placenta percreta. It is very rare for placenta percreta to cause uterine rupture in the second trimester, especially in a patient without any risk factors.
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