Failed early pregnancy

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


7+6/40 by LMP. PV spotting and LIF pain.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female

A transvaginal ultrasound shows a gestational sac low within the uterine cavity. Gestational sac = 19 mm. CRL = 18 mm. Unfortunately there is no fetal heartbeat in keeping with failed early pregnancy. Both ovaries are normal. 

Case Discussion

Early pregnancy failure is very common and the etiology is multifactorial.

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