Abruptio Placentae Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 04, 2017
  • Author: Shad H Deering, MD; Chief Editor: Carl V Smith, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider along with those in the next section in the differential diagnosis of abruptio placentae include the following:

  • Labor with bloody show
  • Vasa previa
  • Vaginal trauma
  • Malignancy (rare)
  • Vaginitis
  • Acute appendicitis
  • Preterm labor
  • Acute appendicitis

Differential Diagnoses