Fimbrial ectopic pregnancy

Dr Bahman Rasuli and Radswiki et al.

A fimbrial ectopic pregnancy is a subtype of tubal ectopic pregnancy. This subtype accounts for ~ 5 -11% 1,3 of all tubal ectopic pregnancies. In a fimbrial ectopic, the implantation is at the fimbria of the fallopian tube which is closest to the ovary. The chance of a tubal rupture is comparatively low and the embryo can often get dislodged out leading to an abdominal ectopic pregnancy.

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rID: 15165
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Fimbrial ectopic

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