Images and text Genevieve Carbonatto PV bleeding in early pregnancy is common. This is probably one of our most common presentations to the emergency department. Transabdominal ultrasound is less sensitive in the first trimester pregnancy as transvaginal ultrasound. Seeing a fetal heart beat confirms fetal viability. The following 3 ultrasound cases will focus on this. Read more about Early Pregnancy Fetal Heart Beat – Now you see it, now you don’t[…]
Images Genevieve Carbonatto A 13 week pregnant woman presents to the Emergency department having had 7 hours of PV bleeding with clots and lower abdominal back pain. A point of care ultrasound shows an empty uterus and an open os filled with mixed echogenicity which is clot. This is a missed miscarriage
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto A 10 week pregnant patient presents with Vvaginal bleeding Her scan in the longitudinal plane shows a gestational sac in lower uterine cavity. This is an incomplete miscarriage. The transverse view of the uterus shows an intrauterine gestational sac. There is no clear fetal pole and no yolk sac.
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto A 19 week pregnant woman presents with abdominal pain and ruptured membranes. Her scan shows lack of amniotic fluid around the fetus. Th legs are in the cervical canal.
Images by Genevieve Carbonatto An 8 week pregnant lady presents to the Emergency department with PV bleeding. This is her scan. An intrauterine gestational sac is present. There is a fetal pole and no heart beat indicating either fetal demise or inadequate imaging. A transvaginal scan confirmed fetal demise.