EP – Ectopic Pregnancy (Video Inside)

An ectopic pregnancy (EP) occurs when a fertilized ovum implants outside the endometrial lining of the uterus.

Causes
– Anatomic obstruction to zygote passage
– Abnormalities in tubal motility
– Transperitoneal migration of the zygote
Diagnoses
– Corpus luteum cyst
– Rupture or torsion of ovarian cyst

– Threatened or incomplete abortion
– Pelvic inflammatory disease
– Appendicitis
– Gastroenteritis
– Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
– Degenerating uterine fibroids
– Endometriosis
Video: Ectopic Pregnancy – (DETAILED) Overview

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