Molar Pregnancy Quiz

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What is the main cause of a complete mole?

The exact cause is unknown

What is a common sign of a partial mole?

Positive pregnancy test result in highly diluted urine 1:500

What is a risk factor for ectopic pregnancy?

History of previous pelvic operations such as D and C, ovarian surgery

What is a complication of a complete mole?

Perforation

What is a nursing management approach for complete mole?

Monitoring HCG levels for two years

Which type of bleeding in late pregnancy is characterized by bright red, painless, recurrent vaginal bleeding?

Placenta previa

Which type of placenta previa covers the internal os even when it is fully dilated?

Complete "Centralis"

What is a characteristic sign of abruptio placenta?

Dark red vaginal bleeding

What is a characteristic sign of placenta previa?

Soft, pain free uterus

In which type of abruptio placenta, almost all the blood is retained inside the uterus?

Concealed

Study Notes

Abnormalities in Pregnancy

Molar Pregnancy

  • A complete mole is caused by the fertilization of an empty egg by a single sperm or two sperm.
  • A partial mole is often signified by a higher than normal hCG level, and an ultrasound that reveals a fetus with growth restriction.

Ectopic Pregnancy

  • A previous ectopic pregnancy is a risk factor for another ectopic pregnancy.

Complications of Molar Pregnancy

  • A complete mole can lead to a complications, including the development of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN).

Nursing Management of Molar Pregnancy

  • A nursing management approach for a complete mole involves providing emotional support, educating the patient on the procedure, and preparing her for a possible D&C procedure.

Bleeding in Late Pregnancy

  • Vasa previa is characterized by bright red, painless, recurrent vaginal bleeding in late pregnancy.

Placenta Previa

  • Placenta previa totalis is a type of placenta previa that covers the internal os even when it is fully dilated.

Abruptio Placenta

  • A characteristic sign of abruptio placenta is a painful uterus with vaginal bleeding.
  • In concealed abruptio placenta, almost all the blood is retained inside the uterus.

Placenta Previa Characteristics

  • A characteristic sign of placenta previa is painless, bright red vaginal bleeding.

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