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Ectopic pregnancy: Magnetic Resonance-based diagnosis

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Miguel Correia da Silva
Ana Teresa Vilares
Nuno Simões Costa
Manuel Teixeira Gomes
Ectopic pregnancy, Diagnostic Imaging, Magnetic Resonance


Ectopic pregnancy is the leading cause of pregnancy-related death in the first trimester. Imaging findings play an important role in the diagnosis of this condition. The authors report a case of an ampullary tubal ectopic pregnancy in an asymptomatic patient that was suggested by Magnetic Resonance. A review of the role of imaging in ectopic pregnancy is given, with the advantages and disadvantages of the most useful modalities.

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