Flashcards in Ectopic Pregnancy Deck (19)
If you have high pitched bowel sounds, what is the likely cause?
If you have absent bowel sounds, what is a likely cause?
What is McBurney's point tenderness specific for?
What is Murphy's sign?
Inhale with fingers under right rib cage (Cholecystitis)
What is Rosvig's sign for?
What is a positive flid wave for?
What has pain produced by a valsalva maneuver?
What is the Psoas/Obturator sign for?
What does a perforated viscus look like on physical exam?
Tense, protuberant abdomen
Tympanitic to percussion
What type of ultrasound is best for a suspected ectopic pregnancy?
Where are the most common places for ectopic pregnancies?
55% Oviduct ampulla
25% Oviduct isthmus
17% oviduct fimbria
3% abdominal cavity
What is the most logical explanation for increasing frequency of ectopic pregnancy?
Previous pelvic infection
What are some risk factors for ectopic pregnancy?
Prior ectopic preg
Birth defects of tubes
What are the most common symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?
Palpable adnexal mass
How long after LMP do symptoms usually present for ectopic pregnancy?
How long after ovulation can a transvaginal ultrasound see an ectopic pregnancy?
24 days (1 week earlier than abdominal)
What level of serum hCG is the cutoff for a more benign course?
What is the doubling time for hCG in the first few months of pregnancy?