How are retained products of conception identified in the workup of suspected early pregnancy loss?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: Slava V Gaufberg, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Identify retained products of conception. Ultrasonography for the diagnosis of retained products can yield false-positive rates, with one report of an overall false-positive rate of 34%. Retained products may be more commonly found when an evacuation is performed after 15 weeks' gestation.


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