Title

What to Expect When They are Expecting: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Acute Abdomen and Pelvis in Pregnancy

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology

Date

12-15-2016

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Radiology

Abstract

In this article, we discuss the challenges in the diagnosis of acute abdominopelvic pain in pregnant patients, role of imaging, and advantages of MRI over other modalities. Methods consist of pictorial review. We review the differential diagnoses and illustrate the MRI findings in pregnant patients with acute abdominopelvic pain, including gastrointestinal, gynecologic, urologic, and vascular etiologies.

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Citation: Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2016 Dec 15. pii: S0363-0188(16)30103-7. 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2016.12.007. Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

28162865