International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Gynaecology | Morocco | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Conservative Management of a Lithopedion: A Case Report

M. Sali [11] | A. Aboulfalah | L. Rimi | A. Bassir | B. Fakhir | H. Asmouki | A. Soummani

Abstract: The lithopedionis an extremely rare entity, only 300 cases are described to date in the literature. This pathology often goes under diagnosed and usually discovered incidentally on imaging examinations, due to the poor symptomatic manifestations. Different management can be adopted ranging from simple monitoring to surgical treatment. We report a case of a 78 year old patient, complaining of chronic abdominal pain, who was diagnosed with a lithepedion.

Keywords: Lithopedion, abdominal pregnancy, conservative management

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1487 - 1491

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