Ultrasonography findings in first trimester vaginal bleeding
Aims: To determine the causes of first trimester vaginal bleeding using Ultrasonography.
Methods: This is a hospital based cross sectional study conducted from July to December 2019. Ultrasonogram scan was done for the 200 women within 12 weeks of pregnancy with a positive pregnancy test and vaginal bleeding in in out-patient set up.
Results: Majority were under 30 years of age and 45.5% diagnosed as threatened Abortion. More than half were non-viable pregnancy.
Conclusions: Ultrasound examination is the essential diagnostic and confirmatory tool to diagnose early pregnancy bleeding in clinical set up.
Keywords: Clinical examination, first trimester bleeding, ultrasonography.
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