Emergency situation clearly indicated in USGs not dealt with – Gynec. held negligent

Issue - May - 2024, Posted On:   01 May 2024
The patient had conceived, and was consulting a gynaecologist for medical care. She experienced sharp abdominal pain and was advised by the doctor for USG and BETA HCG tests.

USG reported ruptured ectopic pregnancy and BETA HCG levels were way below accepted level. The patient wanted to reconfirm the findings, and hence another USG was performed. It too reported ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

The gynaecologist meanwhile prescribed some medicines, but the patient did not get any relief. She was taken to a hospital where the doctors diagnosed her condition as serious and removed the fallopian tubes.
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