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Retained Products of Conception

History: 35 year old female with vaginal bleeding after 1st trimester miscarriage.  This is a case of retained products of conception. Retained products of conception can occur after miscarriage, abortion, normal delivery, or after a dilatation and curretage procedure. Clinical examination and symptoms of retained products of conception are nonspecific and may mimic those that occur during the … Continue reading

Vasa Previa

History: 25 year old female G5P0 presents for fetal anatomy scan at 19 weeks gestational age.  This is the ultrasound appearance of vasa previa. Vasa previa is when the umbilical cord vessels course across the internal cervical os, putting the patient and baby at risk for hemorrhage during delivery. Vasa previa is seen independently of … Continue reading