VAGINAL ULTRASOUND EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed diagnosis of molar pregnancy results in aggressive chemotherapy VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

…  to the treating OBGYN complaining of a 12 hour history of vaginal bleeding. On examination, the patient’s uterus was found to be large for dates. A pelvic ultrasound was performed which revealed no viable fetal heartbeat and the …

Missed Diagnosis of Incomplete Abortion VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

Missed Diagnosis of Incomplete Abortion

…  complaints of weakness, nausea, and intractable vaginal bleeding. It was determined that the patient had an ectopic pregnancy that went undiagnosed due to the poor quality ultrasound imaging study. The patient required an emergency hysterectomy as the …

Missed Diagnosis of Invasive Cervical Cancer Leads to Fatal Metastasis VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

…  who presented to her gynecologist complaining of abnormal vaginal bleeding that usually occurred after sexual intercourse. The patient …  bleeding. The patient did not receive a vaginal exam, ultrasound, or any other diagnostic testing during the visit. Four months …

Missed Ectopic Pregnancy Leads to Hysterectomy VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

Missed Ectopic Pregnancy Leads to Hysterectomy

…  complaints of weakness, nausea, and intractable vaginal bleeding. It was determined that the patient had an extra-uterine pregnancy that went undiagnosed due to misinterpreted ultrasound imaging. The patient retained a large blood mass around her cervix …  hysterectomy was required as the patient developed a vaginal cuff complication along with an evolving uterine …

Missed Diagnosis of VATER Syndrome VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

Missed Diagnosis of VATER Syndrome

…  up to the twenty-ninth week when she began to have slight vaginal spotting. There was no maternal history of diabetes or hypertension. …  multivitamin preparations prescribed by the Ob/Gyn. All ultrasound examinations at eight weeks and twenty-nine weeks were considered …

Delayed Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy Leads to Total Salpingectomy VAGINAL ULTRASOUND Expert Case

…  of spontaneous abortion or possible ectopic pregnancy. An ultrasound that was conducted at six weeks was reported to be normal. The next …  from a normal pregnancy to ruling out ectopic pregnancy. A vaginal ultrasound performed documented a spontaneous abortion with no evidence …