Difference between revisions of "Vasa previa"

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**Seldom recognized prior to vessel disruption
 
**Seldom recognized prior to vessel disruption
  
==Risk Factors==
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===Risk Factors===
#Placenta previa
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*[[Placenta previa]]
#IVF
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*IVF
#Bilobed placenta
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*Bilobed placenta
  
 
==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
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**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
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Abdominal Pain Pregnancy DDX}}
  
 
==Treatment==
 
==Treatment==
 
C-section
 
C-section
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==See Also==
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*[[Pregnant vaginal bleeding]]
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
Tintinalli
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*Tintinalli
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 06:23, 20 February 2015

Background

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

Risk Factors

Diagnosis

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

Differential Diagnosis

Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy

The same abdominal pain differential as non-pregnant patients, plus:

<20 Weeks

>20 Weeks

Any time

Treatment

C-section

See Also

Source

  • Tintinalli

See Also

Vaginal Bleeding (Main)