Differential diagnosis for PV bleeding in pregnancy
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Per vaginal (PV) bleeding during pregnancy is a common clinical presentation that often necessitates obstetric ultrasound for the assessment of the hemorrhage, and of fetal well being.
The potential causes vary with the stage of gestation.
Bleeding in the first trimester
- subchorionic hemorrhage
- retained products of conception
- ectopic pregnancy
- gestational trophoblastic disease
- demise of a twin
- implantation bleeding