Ectopic Pregnancy (cont.)
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Fallopian tube damage is a common cause of ectopic pregnancy. A fertilized egg can become caught in the damaged area of a tube and begin to grow there. Some ectopic pregnancies develop without any known cause. See a picture of locations where an ectopic pregnancy can develop.
Common causes of fallopian tube damage that may lead to an ectopic pregnancy include:
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