Anembryonic pregnancy and ovarian dermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


11 weeks pregnant. Presents with PV bleeding.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Intrauterine gestational sac measuring 28mm contains a yolk sac, but no fetal pole.  This is diagnostic of a failed early pregnancy (anembryonic pregnancy). 

Incidental finding of a heterogeneous, avascular ovarian mass with large echogenic component.  This is most likely a dermoid cyst.

Case Discussion

The study is diagnostic for a failed early pregnancy (anembryonic).

Incidental finding of a probable dermoid cyst.

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Case information

rID: 62534
Published: 21st Aug 2018
Last edited: 5th Jan 2020
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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