Trauma in pregnancy (first trimester)

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Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Intrauterine pregnancy demonstrated. Left ovary is enlarged. Right ovary is smaller and enhances avidly.

The liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals and kidneys are normal. No free fluid or gas. No fat stranding. 

Case Discussion

This purpose of this case is to demonstrate the appearances of an early pregnancy on CT. 

If possible, informed consent regarding radiation dose and associated risks should be gained from the patient. However, treatment (including investigations such as CT scanning) should not be delayed to obtain consent in emergency situations where life-saving measures are required.

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Case information

rID: 34203
Case created: 9th Feb 2015
Last edited: 13th Feb 2018
Systems: Obstetrics, Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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