Difference between revisions of "Vasa previa"

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Tintinalli
 
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[[Vaginal Bleeding (Main)]]
  
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]

Revision as of 06:02, 23 August 2013

Background

  • Fetal blood vessels from the umbilical cord run in close proximity to cervical os
    • Seldom recognized prior to vessel disruption

Risk Factors

  1. Placenta previa
  2. IVF
  3. Bilobed placenta

Diagnosis

  • Painless bleeding occurs during SROM
    • Fetal in origin (mother's life is not at risk)
    • May lead to fetal exsanguination

Treatment

C-section

Source

Tintinalli

See Also

Vaginal Bleeding (Main)