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*Painless bleeding occurs during SROM
 
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**Fetal in origin (mother's life is not at risk)

Revision as of 11:52, 26 July 2016

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 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

Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy (>20wks)

Management

C-section

See Also

References


See Also

Vaginal Bleeding (Main)