This article presents several interesting case studies in which diagnostic transvaginal ultrasonography performed for evaluation of pelvic pain revealed nongynecologic etiologies.
This 18-year-old-female presents with acute left lower abdominal pain. Last known menstrual period was 2 months ago. Vitals: T=38 C BP= 100/60 mmHg HR= 110 bpm RR=28 bpm O2 sat= 100% on RA. Please use sonography to evaluate her pelvis.
This study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine looked at the accuracy of bedside ultrasound by emergency providers for determining gestational age by measuring crown-rump length.
This case report summarized the clinical course of a 37-year-old female presenting to the ED with lower abdominal pain and significant vaginal bleeding after she previously had a normal vaginal delivery and then intrauterine device (IUD) placement.