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11 Possible Causes for Absent Fetal Heart Sounds

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    […] for dates absent fetal heart sounds grapelike tissue from cervix neurological confusion photophobia focal weakness nystagmus return to top Investigations lab investigations[sharinginhealth.ca] […] or high-pitched tinkling bowel sounds focal tenderness peritoneal signs (guarding, rigidity, rebound) genitourinary/pelvic flank tenderness to percussion uterus too large[sharinginhealth.ca] […] weight loss lethargy, confusion, agitation vital signs fever tachycardia hyper/hypotension head and neck dry mucosa icterus neck stiffness (meningismus) gastrointestinal absent[sharinginhealth.ca]

  • Missed Abortion

    Missed abortion (MA) can be managed expectantly, medically or surgically. Surgical management has been performed safely in the office setting by suction dilation and curettage (D&C). Prior studies suggest that intraoperative ultrasound guidance (USG) may reduce complications for first-trimester therapeutic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    Signs -Vitals- Tachycardia, tachypnea, hypertension -Chest- wheezing, rhonchi -Abdomen- absent fetal heart sounds, larger than expected uterus.[quizlet.com] Commonly, women test positive for pregnancy and have vaginal bleeding and severe vomiting, and fetal movement and fetal heart sounds are absent.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Uterus Rupture in Pregnancy

    Other symptoms and uterine rupture signs include fetal oxygenation, absent fetal heart sounds and heart activity, palpitation of the fetus, dead fetus, and discontinued uterine[health.in4mnation.com] Absent fetal heart sounds with a large disruption of the placenta; absent fetal heart activity by ultrasound examination Cessation of uterine contractions Palpation of the[en.wikipedia.org] Fetal monitoring may reveal fetal distress or absent heart sounds.[teachmeobgyn.com]

  • Choriocarcinoma

    fetal heart sound 10. • Pelvic findings oMetastatic lesion (purple to blue-black papules or nodules, which are extremely vascular and may bleed profusely if biopsied ) oVesicles[slideshare.net] Commonly, women test positive for pregnancy and have vaginal bleeding and severe vomiting, and fetal movement and fetal heart sounds are absent.[merckmanuals.com] […] of thyrotoxicosis, enlarged thyroid gland –Uterine size may not correspond to period of amenorrhea –Uterus may feel firm elastic, doughy(absence of amniotic fluid sac) –Absent[slideshare.net]

  • Pathological Retraction Ring of the Uterus

    […] of fetal heart sounds How is it treated?[maternalcenter.blogspot.com] Tearing sensation Cessation of uterine contraction Hemorrhage Signs of shock Change in Abdominal contour with two distinct swellings Retracted uterus Extrauterine fetus Absent[maternalcenter.blogspot.com]

  • Hydatidiform Mole

    Fetal heart sounds are also absent.[symptoma.com]

  • Pseudounicornuate Uterus

    The abdomen was distended and tender, uterine contour could not be made out, fetal parts were felt superficially, and fetal heart sound was absent.[mjdrdypv.org] The abdomen was distended and tenderness, uterine contour could not be made out, fetal parts were felt superficially, and fetal heart sound was absent.[mjdrdypv.org]

  • Bicornuate Uterus

    Fetal heart sound was absent.[ssajm.org]

  • Abruptio Placentae

    In severe cases, the entire uterus develops a board-like rigidity, so that palpation of fetal parts and auscultation of fetal heart sounds are difficult.[glowm.com] In less severe cases, the area of uterine tenderness and spasm varies and may be absent or confined to a limited area that often corresponds to the placental location.[glowm.com]

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