Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy with Hemothorax

  • Siang Kai Pua Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
  • Angeline Mary Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
  • Abdul Maei Binti Ngazraini Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
  • Wan Kairuddin Binti Wan Siti Sarah Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
  • Tat Boon Yeap Medicine Based Discipline Department Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sabah 88400 Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Keywords: Ruptured ectopic pregnancy, hemothorax

Abstract

Patients with an ectopic pregnancy commonly present with unilateral pain and vaginal bleeding between 6 to 10 weeks of gestation. However in our case, a patient presented at one week and 6 days of pregnancy which was complicated with right hemothorax. A right chest tube was inserted and drained out one liter of fresh blood. She successfully underwent an emergency laparotomy and left salphingectomy.

Author Biographies

Siang Kai Pua, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Senior Registrar Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Angeline Mary, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Consultant Anaesthesiologist Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Abdul Maei Binti Ngazraini, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Consultant Anaesthesiologist Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Wan Kairuddin Binti Wan Siti Sarah, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Consultant Anaesthesiologist Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Kalsom, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Tat Boon Yeap, Medicine Based Discipline Department Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sabah 88400 Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Anaesthesiologist and Senior Lecturer Medicine Based Discipline Department Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sabah 88400 Kota Kinabalu Sabah

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Published
2019-06-21