Season 3 Case 18
History: +urine BHCG, bleeding
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Case 18 Answer
Notice the thickened endometrium with a large amount of vascularity within it. No IUP. Here is a picture from 2 days prior I believe showing a probable gestation sac low in the canal.
Answer: retained products of conception
It is not uncommon to have a thickened endometrial stripe post abortion (spontaneous or otherwise) but all that material should only be clot, ie non vascular. If you see blood blood extending into, or even within the material, worry about RPOC
several people considered gestational trophoblastic disease (molar pregnancy). Generally those are much more cystic appearing with the so-called “snowstorm” appearance. ex: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/hydatidiform-mole