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Anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum)

Case contributed by Dr Ali AbouGazia


1st trimester bleeding.

Patient Data:

Age: 26
Gender: Female
Race: Middle eastern
Modality: Ultrasound

Bulky uterus showing single gestational sac with irregular margins with no fetal pole or fetal cardiac activity within.

GS (MSD) = 22 mm.

Case Discussion:

This case may lead to Anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum). However, it does not meet definitive diagnostic criteria and follow up ultrasound is required for confirmation.

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