Empty GS without fetal pole
Note that this GS with fetal pole is not
Free Fluid in Cul-de-Sac
Sagittal view of the uterus. Note the
|Gestational trophoblastic disease
Often has a swiss cheese or moth-eaten
appearance on ultrasound. Image of complete
mole (no embryo); partial moles usually present as
non-viable pregnancy on US. Precautions should
be taken due to increased risk for bleeding;
often refer for inpatient management > 12 weeks.
Send POC for pathology and obtain baseline serum hCG.
See Exercise 3.2.e for details.
Images AIUM Ultrasound Lecture Series 2013 and Reeves, M.