Molar Pregnancy Presenting in the Emergency Department
Ocala Regional Medical Center
Diagnosis | Emergency Medicine | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
A 27-year-old female grava1 para 0 presented to the emergency department with complaints of intractable nausea and vomiting associated with fatigue and shortness of breath for the past 2 weeks with concerns for pregnancy. Physical exam was benign. Labs were significant for a β-hcg level of 348,260 mIU/mL. Ultrasonography showed a 12.4 pelvic mass possibly arriving from the anterior uterus concerning for fibroid. US also showed an anechoic focus suggestive of a gestational sac measuring 2.09 cm. The presentation was concerning for hyperemesis gravidarum due to molar pregnancy.
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Radiology Case Reports
Wanchu R, Rebik J, Macauley E, et al. Molar pregnancy presenting in the emergency department. Radiol Case Rep. 2023;18(6):2063-2065. doi:10.1016/j.radcr.2023.02.032