Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 8

Fetal Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Requiring Emergency Hysterotomy in Second Trimester

Amrit Pokharel1* and Geeta Gurung2

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Amrit Pokharel, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Received: May 14, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020



Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is the commonest fetal tumor. We report a case of fetal SCT requiring emergency hysterotomy at 21+4 weeks of gestation. A 22 years primigravida, with prior uneventful antenatal care, presented at 21+4 weeks of gestation with on and off pain abdomen and back for 3 days associated with passage of show for 1 day. Vital signs were stable and her abdomen was tense and tender with fundal height of 30 weeks. She was in early labor. Urgent USG revealed a live intrauterine fetus with features suggestive of huge fetal SCT for which she underwent emergency hysterotomy.

Keywords: Fetal; Hysterotomy; Labor; Sacrococcygeal Teratoma; Tumor



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Citation: Amrit Pokharel and Geeta Gurung. “Fetal Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Requiring Emergency Hysterotomy in Second Trimester”. Acta Scientific Women's Health 2.8 (2020): 38-40.


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