Difference between revisions of "Vasa previa"

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==Evaluation==
 
==Evaluation==
*Painless bleeding occurs during SROM
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*Painless [[vaginal bleeding in pregnancy (greater than 20wks)|bleeding]] occurs during spontaneous rupture of membranes
 
**Fetal in origin (mother's life is not at risk)
 
**Fetal in origin (mother's life is not at risk)
 
**May lead to fetal exsanguination
 
**May lead to fetal exsanguination
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
{{Abdominal Pain Pregnancy DDX}}
 
  
 
{{VB DDX greater than 20}}
 
{{VB DDX greater than 20}}
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==Evaluation==
  
 
==Management==
 
==Management==
C-section
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*C-section
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==Disposition==
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*Admit
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 18:44, 4 October 2019

Background

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

Risk Factors

Evaluation

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

Differential Diagnosis

Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy (>20wks)

Evaluation

Management

  • C-section

Disposition

  • Admit

See Also

References


See Also

Vaginal Bleeding (Main)