ADNEXAL SIGNS IN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY  

Live rupturing ectopic pregnancy:

 

        Adnexal mass

        Fetal cardiac pulsations.

        Ipsilateral corpus luteal cyst

        Free fluid in the cul-de-sac

 

Tubal Ring:

 

        Normal right ovary.

        Tubal ring adjacent to left ovary.

        Tubal ring separate from ovary

  • No free fluid in cul-de-sac

 

 

Tubal Mass / Hematosalpinx.

 

 

 

Corpus Luteum adjacent to Ectopic Pregnancy

 

 

Video clip of live Ectopic Pregnancy.

Video clip of Ectopic Gestational Sac and Yolk Sac.

 

 

Live monochorionic diamniotic twin ectopic pregnancies

 
 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

        Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy

        Unruptured but no fetal heartbeat.

        Ipsilateral corpus luteal cyst.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Ovarian Ectopic Pregnancy (rare)

  • Gestational sac, yolk sac and fetal pole seen in the ovary.
  • No fetal heart-beat could be recorded.
  • Findings confirmed at laparoscopic removal.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

REFERENCES

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  3. Frates MC, Brown DL, Doubilet PM et.al. Tubal rupture in patients with ectopic pregnancy: diagnosis and transvaginal ultrasound. Radiology 1994;191:769-772.