Ruptured Tubal Pregnancy Underlying Cause
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg becomes stuck in the fallopian tube, between the ovary and the uterus. This may be caused by scarring of the fallopian tube from prior surgery or infection, or it may be caused by a deformed fallopian tube. However, an ectopic pregnancy can occur in a woman who has no abnormality in the fallopian tube.
Once the fertilized egg becomes stuck, the pregnancy starts to grow. If the developing pregnancy becomes larger than the fallopian tube, the tube can tear or rupture.
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