Abruptio Placentae Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 30, 2018
  • 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