Abnormally eccentric gestational sac

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

An eccentrically-located gestational sac towards the fundus of the uterus is the normal sonographic appearance; however, an abnormally eccentric gestational sac on ultrasound may be apparent due to a number of causes

They include

Practical points

  • cessation of pregnancy can be scrutinized in female, presented with decidual reaction and eccentrically placed gestational sac 
  • it minimizes the distress of females along with the reduction of workload 2.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: interstitial ectopic pregnancy
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  • Case 2: bicornuate uterus with pregnancy
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