Live ectopic pregnancy

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


A second gravida female presented with 7 weeks of amenorrhea for a dating scan.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Uterine cavity shows the rim of fluid. Both ovaries are normal. There is a right adnexal lesion showing a gestational sac along with a live embryo. There is no free fluid in the abdomen or pelvis.


1st photo shows unruptured right tubal lesion. 2nd photo shows partial salpingectomy.

Case Discussion

A second gravid female presented for a dating scan. Ultrasound shows a live ectopic pregnancy in the right adnexa. Laparoscopy revealed right tubal ectopic pregnancy. Partial Salpingectomy was done. Histopathology revealed chorionic villi in the lumen of the fallopian tube.

Intraoperative photos courtesy: Dr. Drashti Patel

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