Flashcards in Ectopic Pregnancy Deck (16)
What are a few causes for inc risk for ectopics
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
IUDS (Intra Uterine Device)
Previous Fallopian Tube Surgery
IVF (In Vitro Fertilization)
Inc age and parity
Differentiating cervical ectopic from inevitable abortion (miscarriage)
Ectopic preg GS will have a ring around it
Pregnancy outside of endo cavity
Inc risk with infertility treatments, PID, hx of ectopics, tube surgery, endometriosis, IUD, miscarriage, adnx mass
Leading cause of maternal death, 10xs more than child birth
95% in Fallopian tube.
Other sites: cervix, abdomen, cornu, ovary
IUP & ectopic
Plateau or sub normal
800-1000mIU/ml shows gest sac
Inc serum amylase if rupture
Desidual Cyst Sign
1-5 mm cyst in endo & close to myometrium.
Pseudogestational sac sign
Looks like GS without double sac sign. Not in endo.
Adnexal ring sign
Interstitial string sign
Line from endo to sac
CDS fluid, also in Morison's Pouch
Very dangerous. Massive hemorrhage. Highly vascular.
Ectopic > 12 wks
Most frequent US finding
Adnexal mass & ff