Fallopian tubes
Benign / nonneoplastic
Extratubal secondary trophoblastic implants


Topic Completed: 1 April 2013

Revised: 23 August 2019

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PubMed Search: Extratubal secondary trophoblastic implants

Nicole Riddle, M.D.
Jamie Shutter, M.D.
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Cite this page: Riddle N, Shutter J. Extratubal secondary trophoblastic implants. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesesti.html. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
General
  • Rare complication of conservative laparoscopic procedures for tubal ectopic pregnancies
Pathophysiology
Laboratory
  • Patients have persistent elevated beta hCG titers postoperatively
Gross description
  • May be incidental, may see red / brown nodules of varying size
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nodules of degenerating chorionic villi associated with implantation changes in the surrounding tissue
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