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Extremely Elevated Serum Quantitative Beta Hcg in a Live Ectopic and a Mirenar IUS In situ | OMICS International | Abstract
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Extremely Elevated Serum Quantitative Beta Hcg in a Live Ectopic and a Mirenar IUS In situ

Disu S1*, Yongue G2 and Ita FI3
1Consultant Gynecologist Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Northwick Park Hospital, HA1 3UJ, London, UK
2Foundation Year Trainee, The Whittington Hospital, N19 5NF, London, UK
3Consultant Gynaecologist, West Middlesex University Hospital, TW7 6AF, UK
Corresponding Author : Stewart Disu
Consultant Gynecologist Department of Obstetrics
and Gynaecology Northwick Park Hospital
HA1 3UJ, London, UK
Tel: +44 20 8864 3232p
E-mail: [email protected]
Received May 06 2014; Accepted June 15, 2014; Published June 17, 2014
Citation: Disu S, Yongue G, Ita FI (2014) Extremely Elevated Serum Quantitative Beta Hcg in a Live Ectopic and a Mirenar IUS In situ. J Clin Case Rep 4:369. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000369
Copyright: © 2014 Disu S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

The Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS) has become increasingly popular due to its success in treating heavy menstrual bleeding and as a contraceptive. It still however carries a significant risk of an ectopic pregnancy at any time in its five year half-life. This case highlights an atypical presentation and as failure to diagnose can lead to significant morbidity and mortality.

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