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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2018, Article ID 6842892, 3 pages
Case Report

Placenta Percreta and Uterine Rupture in the First Trimester of Pregnancy

1The Medical Sciences Course, Faculty of Health Sciences, Metropolitan University of Santos, Santos, SP, Brazil
2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hospital Policlin Taubaté, Taubaté, SP, Brazil
3Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Taubaté, Taubaté, SP, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Gabriel Ambrogi; moc.liamtoh@igorbmaleirbag

Received 20 December 2017; Revised 2 March 2018; Accepted 11 March 2018; Published 15 April 2018

Academic Editor: Maria Grazia Porpora

Copyright © 2018 Gabriel Ambrogi 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.


Spontaneous uterine rupture in the first trimester of pregnancy is uncommon and difficult to diagnose. Although extremely rare, it is important to consider the occurrence of placenta percreta as differential diagnosis of acute hemorrhagic abdomen at the beginning of pregnancy. We describe below a case of uterine rupture in the first trimester of pregnancy related to placenta percreta.