ectopic pregnancy


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ectopic pregnancy

n.
Implantation and subsequent development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a fallopian tube.
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ectopic pregnancy

n
(Pathology) pathol the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube
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ectop′ic preg′nancy



n.
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ectopic pregnancy - pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
abdominal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity
ovarian pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the ovary
tubal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in a Fallopian tube
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Translations

ectopic pregnancy

[ekˌtɒpɪkˈpregnənsɪ] Nembarazo m ectópico
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ec·top·ic preg·nan·cy

n. embarazo ectópico, gestación fuera del útero.
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References in periodicals archive ?
(2015) recalled adnexal surgery, ectopic pregnancy history and tubal ligation as the main risk factors of ectopic pregnancy (13), while our study confirmed that these risk factors did not differ between groups and despite such homogeneity, ectopic pregnancy rates in groups were alike.
This study was performed with 30 patients with ectopic pregnancy and 30 women with first trimester singular pregnancies without any medical problems serving as controls who were admitted to the Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology.
New Delhi [India], June 30 ( ANI ): Ectopic Pregnancy, a leading cause of pregnancy related death, is a rare condition of embryo development outside the normal uterine cavity.
Dubai: A women and a man, who claims to be her husband, were accused of having sex out of wedlock after she was rushed to a hospital and it was discovered that she had ectopic pregnancy.
The couple was also briefed about almost 10% increased risk of having another ectopic pregnancy. Iron and multivitamin were prescribed to the patient for 3 months.
Ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized oocyte implants outside the endometrial cavity.
In our institution, we have been able to offer operative laparoscopy to nearly all women, irrespective of location of the ectopic pregnancy or haemodynamic status, but this has taken time, effort and education of all involved in the management of ectopic pregnancy.
> DEFENDANTS' DEFENSE: An ectOpic pregnancy is an emergency that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment.
A 25-year-old gravida 2 para 0 female with a history of ectopic pregnancy presented to the emergency department with sharp, right lower abdominal pain for 24 hours associated with near syncope.
We searched for reports on intestinal hemorrhage associated with ectopic pregnancy and found only 13 cases (Table 1).
Diagnosis was missed in one fourth of reported cases.6,7 Incidence is 1 in 10,000 live birth and 9.2 ectopic pregnancy.1 Early diagnosis of an abdominal pregnancy is critical because catastrophic haemorhage can occur from separation of placenta that results in low blood pressure and can be fatal.
The rarest form of ectopic pregnancy is bilateral tubal pregnancy, which occurs spontaneously.