Pathology Chapter 7

  1. implantation of the embryo in any location but the uterus
    ectopic pregnancy / tubal pregnancy
  2. rare, cystlike growth of a nonviable embryo
    hydatidiform mole
  3. termination of a pregnancy before the fetus is viable
    miscarriage / abortion
  4. spontaneous termination of pregnancy
    miscarriage / spontaneous abortion
  5. induced termination of pregnancy
    therapeutic abortion
  6. fetal death <20 weeks with retention of the dead fetus
    missed abortion
  7. includes the retained products of conception after a spontaneous abortion
    incomplete abortion
  8. extremely serious form of hypertension secondary to pregnancy. Patients are at risk for coma, convulsions, and death
    eclampsia in pregnancy
  9. an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the body limited to the pregnancy time period
    gestational edema
  10. pre-eclampsia with hemolysis (destruction of blood cells), elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count
    HELLP syndrome
  11. abnormal condition of pregnancy with unknown cause, marked by hypertension, edema, and proteinuria
    preeclampsia / toxemia of pregnancy
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Pathology Chapter 7
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