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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2016, Article ID 4367181, 3 pages
Case Report

A Molar Pregnancy within the Fallopian Tube

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Received 20 July 2016; Accepted 15 November 2016

Academic Editor: Giovanni Monni

Copyright © 2016 Laura Allen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Background. Discussion of the incidence of molar pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy. Role of salpingostomy and special considerations for postoperative care. Case. The patient is a 29-year-old G7P4 who presented with vaginal bleeding in the first trimester and was initially thought to have a spontaneous abortion. Ultrasound was performed due to ongoing symptoms and an adnexal mass was noted. She underwent uncomplicated salpingostomy and was later found to have a partial molar ectopic pregnancy. Conclusion. This case illustrates the rare occurrence of a molar ectopic pregnancy. There was no indication of molar pregnancy preoperatively and this case highlights the importance of submitting and reviewing pathological specimens.