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Ectopic Pregnancy

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Which of the following most accurately defines ectopic pregnancy?

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a. Composed solely of cytotrophoblast

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b. Implantation within the fallopian tube

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c. Implantation outside the uterine cavity

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d. Abnormally rising maternal serum β-human chorionic gonadotropin (β-hCG) level

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As shown here, what is the most common site of tubal pregnancy implantation?

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Used with permission from Dr. Kevin Doody. Reproduced with permission from Werner CL, Moschos E, Griffith WF (eds): Williams Gynecology, 2nd ed. Study Guide. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2012, p 39.

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a. Cornua

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b. Fimbria

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c. Isthmus

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d. Ampulla

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Which of the following defines heterotopic pregnancy?

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a. One tubal and one abdominal pregnancy

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b. One ectopic and one intrauterine pregnancy

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c. Two pregnancies, one in each fallopian tube

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d. Two ectopic pregnancies in one fallopian tube

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Which of the following is least likely to increase the risk for ectopic pregnancy?

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a. Prior pelvic infection

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b. Prior hydatidiform mole

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c. Prior ectopic pregnancy

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d. Salpingitis isthmica nodosum

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b. Risks

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With contraceptive failure, which method has a relative increased risk of ectopic pregnancy?

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a. Condoms

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b. Vasectomy

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c. Tubal sterilization

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d. All of the above

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c. Risks

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Which of the following clinical outcomes of tubal pregnancy is has the lowest potential for maternal morbidity?

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a. Tubal rupture

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b. Tubal abortion

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c. Chronic persistence

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d. Pregnancy resorption

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