Empty amnion sign

Dr Dan J Bell and Radswiki et al.

The empty amnion sign is a sonographic observation where there is the visualization of an amniotic sac without concomitant visualization of an embryo. It is an indicator of pregnancy failure regardless of the mean sac diameter and is considered to have a sufficiently high positive predictive value 2.  

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rID: 15186
System: Obstetrics
Section: Signs
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Empty amnionitc sac sign

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