Possible anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum)

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


First trimester bleeding.

Patient Data

Age: 26 years
Gender: Female

Bulky uterus showing single gestational sac having irregular margins with no fetal pole or fetal cardiac activity within.

GS (MSD) = 22 mm.

Case Discussion

This case may lead to Anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum). However, it does not meet definitive diagnostic criteria and follow up ultrasound is required for confirmation.

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Case information

rID: 23455
Published: 16th Jun 2013
Last edited: 31st Jan 2020
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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