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Ectopic pregnancy 

Ectopic pregnancy
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Ectopic pregnancy
Author(s):

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0075
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date: 26 February 2020

Ectopic pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy located outside the uterine cavity. This chapter covers the importance of vigilance about ectopic pregnancy as a diagnosis, the difficulty of diagnosis, and the role of expectant, medical, and surgical management.

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