Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Warning Signs Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy

Abdominal Pregnancy Evaluation

An evaluation of ectopic pregnancy begins with a history and complete physical examination, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in a woman with ectopic pregnancy may include:


Testing is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.

Tests that may be used to evaluate ectopic pregnancy include:

Continue to Abdominal Pregnancy Treatment

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Abdominal Pregnancy References
  1. Aboud E. A five-year review of ectopic pregnancy. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 1997;24(3):127-9. [9478294]
  2. Dialani V, Levine D. Ectopic pregnancy: a review. Ultrasound Q. 2004 Sep;20(3):105-17. [15322388]
  3. Fisch JD, Ortiz BH, Tazuke SI, Chitkara U, Giudice LC. Medical management of interstitial ectopic pregnancy: a case report and literature review. Hum Reprod. 1998 Jul;13(7):1981-6. [9740461]
  4. Furlong LA. Ectopic pregnancy risk when contraception fails. A review. J Reprod Med. 2002 Nov;47(11):881-5. [12497674]
  5. Lozeau AM, Potter B. Diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy. Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 1;72(9):1707-14. [16300032]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.