Font Size
A
A
A

Ectopic Pregnancy (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Stephen Metz, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine; Vice Chairman and Chief, Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baystate Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Jeff Disney, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego Medical Center.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Ectopic Pregnancy.

Previous contributing editors: James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Lee P Shulman, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head, Section of Reproductive Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2012

Medical Author:
Coauthor:

Must Read Articles Related to Ectopic Pregnancy

Chlamydia
Chlamydia Chlamydia is a sexual transmitted disease (STD) transmitted when people have sexual relations. Often, there are no symptoms. Chlamydia is caused by the bacteriu...learn more >>
Gonorrhea
Gonorrhea Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and is transmitted from per...learn more >>
Miscarriage
Miscarriage A miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) is a pregnancy that spontaneously ends before the fetus can survive. There are classifications of miscarriage that include ...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Ectopic Pregnancy:

Ectopic Pregnancy - Symptoms

What symptoms did you experience prior to ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic Pregnancy - Cause

What condition (if known) was the cause of your ectopic pregnancy?



NIH talks about Ebola on WebMD

Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Ectopic Pregnancy »

Ectopic pregnancy presents a major health problem for women of childbearing age.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary