[A case of primary ovarian pregnancy with as intra-uterine device in-situ (author's transl)]

Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 1980 May;40(5):456-7. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1037338.
[Article in German]


The case of primary ovarian pregnancy in a 37 year old gravida 7, para 4 is reported. A plastic intra-uterine device was in-situ for three years. The primary left ovarian pregnancy which fulfilled Von Spiegelberg's criteria was removed at nine weeks gestation. The etiology of a primary ovarian pregnancy in the presence of an intra-uterine device is at present unknown.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intrauterine Devices*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy, Ectopic / diagnosis*
  • Pregnancy, Ectopic / surgery