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What is an Isthmic pregnancy?

What is an Isthmic pregnancy?

Cervico-isthmic pregnancy is a rare and potentially life-threatening form of ectopic gestation in which the blastocyst implants in the uterine cervico-isthmus between the histological and anatomical internal os, followed by subsequent extension to the lower uterine segment.

What is the term for tubal pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants and grows outside the main cavity of the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy most often occurs in a fallopian tube, which carries eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. This type of ectopic pregnancy is called a tubal pregnancy.

What are four 4 expected findings of an ectopic pregnancy?

sharp waves of pain in the abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, or neck. severe pain that occurs on one side of the abdomen. light to heavy vaginal spotting or bleeding. dizziness or fainting.

What is Cornual and interstitial pregnancy?

Interstitial and cornual ectopic pregnancy can be used in the place of each other. However, they actually describe two different entities. Cornual implantation describes those in the upper and lateral uterine cavity, whereas interstitial denotes those implanted within the proximal intramural portion of the tube.

What is Fimbrial ectopic pregnancy?

In a fimbrial ectopic, the implantation is at the fimbria of the fallopian tube which is closest to the ovary. The chance of a tubal rupture is comparatively low and the embryo can often get dislodged out leading to an abdominal ectopic pregnancy.

What is Ampullary pregnancy?

In pregnancy: Ectopic pregnancy. Ampullar pregnancies, which are by far the most common, usually terminate either in a tubal abortion, in which the embryo and the developing afterbirth are expelled through the open end of the tube into the abdomen; by a tubal rupture; or, less commonly, by absorption…

What does gravida 3 para 2 mean?

three pregnancies, two live births
EXAMPLE: On an OB patient’s chart you may see the abbreviations: gravida 3, para 2. This means three pregnancies, two live births. The OB patient, currently pregnant with her third baby, will become a Gravida 3, Para 3 after giving birth.

What is the medical term for tubal?

Tubal refers to the fallopian tubes. Each month, an egg is released from an ovary and travels through the fallopian tube to the uterus. Ligation means to tie off.

What is the main cause of ectopic pregnancy?

What causes an ectopic pregnancy? Usually, an ectopic pregnancy happens because the fertilized egg wasn’t able to move down the fallopian tube quickly enough. An infection or inflammation in the tube can cause it to be partially or completely blocked. This is commonly caused by pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).

What will be the hCG level in ectopic pregnancy?

Absence of an intrauterine gestational sac on abdominal ultrasound in conjunction with a β-hCG level of greater than 6,500 mIU per mL suggests the presence of an ectopic pregnancy.

What does Cornual mean?

(kor´noo-al) pertaining to a horn or cornu.

What is Cornu of uterus?

The uterine horns are the points where the uterus and the fallopian tubes meet. It is also known as the Cornua of Uterus (the superolateral angle of the body project outwards at the junction of the body and the fundus).