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Pregnancy, Ectopic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.733
Unique ID
D011271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011271
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY; PREGNANCY, HETEROTOPIC is also available
Scope Note
A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).
Entry Version
PREGN ECTOPIC
Entry Term(s)
Ectopic Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Extrauterine
NLM Classification #
WQ 220
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pregnancy, Ectopic Preferred
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