Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Miscarriage
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Pre-term labour
  • Adnexal mass
  • Acute cystitis
  • Placental abruption
  • Uterine rupture
  • Acute pyelonephritis
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Acute hydronephrosis
  • Ruptured ovarian cyst
  • Haemorrhagic ovarian cyst
  • Adnexal torsion
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Uterine fibroids

Uncommon

  • Chorioamnionitis
  • Haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count (HELLP) syndrome
  • Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
  • Ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome
  • Splenic rupture
  • Rectus sheath haematoma

Contributors

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Research Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Royal Free Campus

University College London

London

UK

Disclosures

PB declares that he has no competing interests.

Formerly Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital School of Medicine

London

UK

Disclosures

JGG is an author of a number of references cited in this monograph.

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Consultant in Family Medicine

Parker D Sanders and Isabella Sanders Professor of Primary Care

Rochester

MN

Disclosures

JB declares that he has no competing interests.

Lead Obstetrician

Lothian Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health

The Royal Infirmary

Edinburgh

Scotland

Disclosures

RH declares that she has no competing interests.

Professor

UCLA School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine

Los Angeles

Medical Director

Health Disaster Management/Emergency Medical Services

Orange County Health Care Agency

Santa Ana

CA

Disclosures

SJS declares that he has no competing interests.

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