Embarazo ectópico

El embarazo ectópico es aquél en el que el óvulo fertilizado se implanta en el tejido fuera del útero y de la placenta y el feto comienza a crecer allí. El sitio más común es en la trompa de Falopio. Sin embargo, los embarazos ectópicos se pueden producir en el ovario, en el abdomen y en la parte inferior del útero (cuello uterino).Embarazo ectópico

Revision

Last reviewed 2/8/2013 by Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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