Ectopic pregnancy

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

6 wks of amenorrhoea. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: about 25 - 30 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Normal right ovary. There is a right adenexal ring with hypervascularity.

The endometrial cavity was empty.

Left ovary and left adnexa were normal ( images not uploaded ).

High serum beta hcG was noted after 1st USG. Follow up 2 wks later.

Modality: Ultrasound

There is a right adnexal tubular structure with internal echoes - Haematosalpinx.

There is small amount of free fluid with echoes in the right adenexa - Haemoperitoneum.

The endometrial cavity is empty. Both ovaries are normal.

Case Discussion

Serial ultrasound show progression of ectopic pregnency from tubal gastational sac to tubal haemorrhage.

Surgery revealed right haematosalpinx.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 43298
Case created: 4th Mar 2016
Last edited: 5th Mar 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.