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Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy
Amelia Wnorowski, MD; Fauzia Vandermeer, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Ectopic pregnancy (EP), tubal pregnancy
            • Definitions

              • Implantation of embryo within fallopian tube

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                      • Presentation

                        • Demographics

                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                            • Treatment

                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                              • Consider

                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Wang PS et al: Ultrasound of the first trimester. Radiol Clin North Am. 57(3):617-33, 2019
                                  2. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 193: Tubal ectopic pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 131(3):e91-103, 2018
                                  3. Mausner Geffen E et al: Pitfalls and tips in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. Abdom Radiol (NY). 42(5):1524-42, 2017
                                  4. Srisajjakul S et al: Magnetic resonance imaging in tubal and non-tubal ectopic pregnancy. Eur J Radiol. 93:76-89, 2017
                                  5. Frates MC et al: Adnexal sonographic findings in ectopic pregnancy and their correlation with tubal rupture and human chorionic gonadotropin levels. J Ultrasound Med. 33(4):697-703, 2014
                                  6. Ko JK et al: Time to revisit the human chorionic gonadotropin discriminatory level in the management of pregnancy of unknown location. J Ultrasound Med. 33(3):465-71, 2014
                                  7. Rana P et al: Ectopic pregnancy: a review. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 288(4):747-57, 2013
                                  8. Lin EP et al: Diagnostic clues to ectopic pregnancy. Radiographics. 28(6):1661-71, 2008
                                  9. Blaivas M et al: Reliability of adnexal mass mobility in distinguishing possible ectopic pregnancy from corpus luteum cysts. J Ultrasound Med. 24(5):599-603; quiz 605, 2005
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                                  References
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Ectopic pregnancy (EP), tubal pregnancy
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Implantation of embryo within fallopian tube

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                      • Presentation

                                                        • Demographics

                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                            • Treatment

                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                              • Consider

                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Wang PS et al: Ultrasound of the first trimester. Radiol Clin North Am. 57(3):617-33, 2019
                                                                  2. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 193: Tubal ectopic pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 131(3):e91-103, 2018
                                                                  3. Mausner Geffen E et al: Pitfalls and tips in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. Abdom Radiol (NY). 42(5):1524-42, 2017
                                                                  4. Srisajjakul S et al: Magnetic resonance imaging in tubal and non-tubal ectopic pregnancy. Eur J Radiol. 93:76-89, 2017
                                                                  5. Frates MC et al: Adnexal sonographic findings in ectopic pregnancy and their correlation with tubal rupture and human chorionic gonadotropin levels. J Ultrasound Med. 33(4):697-703, 2014
                                                                  6. Ko JK et al: Time to revisit the human chorionic gonadotropin discriminatory level in the management of pregnancy of unknown location. J Ultrasound Med. 33(3):465-71, 2014
                                                                  7. Rana P et al: Ectopic pregnancy: a review. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 288(4):747-57, 2013
                                                                  8. Lin EP et al: Diagnostic clues to ectopic pregnancy. Radiographics. 28(6):1661-71, 2008
                                                                  9. Blaivas M et al: Reliability of adnexal mass mobility in distinguishing possible ectopic pregnancy from corpus luteum cysts. J Ultrasound Med. 24(5):599-603; quiz 605, 2005