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Hüseyin Yeşilyurt, Şebnem Özyer, Özlem Uzunlar, Leyla Mollamahmutoğlu
BACKGROUND: Pregnancy after hysterectomy is an extremely rare event. However, if not diagnosed and managed properly, it may result in life-threatening consequences. CASE REPORT: We report the case of a 28-year-old woman with a history of cesarean hysterectomy 3 years prior who was referred to our institution for evaluation of abdominal pain. Transvaginal ultrasonography revealed a 15-week live fetus in the left pelvic region and normal-appearing bilateral ovaries...
October 2014: Journal of Emergency Medicine
Jyothi Shetty, Vinod Aahir, Deeksha Pandey, Prashanth Adiga, Asha Kamath
Introduction. Recent evidence indicates that clinical examination, for determination of fetal head position, is subjective and inaccurate. Present study was aimed to compare transabdominal ultrasound for fetal head position with vaginal examination during first stage of labor. Material and Methods. This prospective study was performed at a tertiary center during a two-year period. Before or after clinically indicated vaginal examinations, transverse suprapubic transabdominal real-time ultrasound fetal head position assessment was done...
2014: ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dewi Chrestiana, Alfred B Cheng, Nova L Panebianco, Anthony J Dean
Pelvic pain and vaginal bleeding are common complaints in pregnant women presenting to emergency department. Cervical ectopic pregnancy (EP) is a rare type of EP, with a higher likelihood of complications if missed. Its sonographic findings can be difficult to distinguish from normal pregnancy or an abortion in progress. In this report, we present a rare case of a cervical EP, diagnosed using bedside ultrasonography, and characterize the pitfalls associated with its diagnosis.
April 2014: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Stefano Zucchini, Elena Marra
Several surgical and/or medical emergencies/urgencies may occur in gynecologic patients and in pregnant women during the first trimester. Particularly, ectopic pregnancies, ruptured or hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, ovarian or adnexal torsions, threatened or inevitable miscarriages, phlogistic gynecological disorders, complications involving the uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and spontaneous uterine rupture are possible acute complications. The diagnosis is suspected on the basis of symptoms (acute pelvic and/or abdominal pain, with or without vaginal bleeding or discharge, until acute abdomen with peritonitis), by means physical evaluation (abdominal, pelvic, and bimanual gynecological examinations), by means of transabdominal (TAS) and/or transvaginal (TVS) sonography, and laboratory tests...
March 2014: Journal of Ultrasound
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