Fallopian tubal rupture

Fallopian tube rupture is most often a complication of a tubal ectopic pregnancy where the pregnancy breaks open due to progressive growth. It can potentially lead to shock.


Risk factors

Factors that raise the risk for a tubal rupture in a given tubal ectopic pregnancy include 2-4:

Radiographic features


Can show a large amount of free peritoneal fluid and/or haemoperitoneum.

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rID: 15166
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tubal rupture
  • Fallopian tube rupture
  • Fallopian tubal rupture

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