Isthmic ectopic pregnancy

An isthmic ectopic pregnancy is a sub type of tubal ectopic pregnancy an accounts for ~ 12% of such cases. According to one study the rate of tubal wall disruption was higher than with an ampullary ectopic pregnancy, suggesting that in an isthmic ectopic pregnancy, the trophoblast penetrates the tubal wall relatively early1.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Isthmal ectopic
  • Isthmus ectopic pregnancy
  • Isthmic ectopic
  • Isthmal ectopic pregnancy

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