Fallopian tubes
Benign or nonneoplastic conditions
Extratubal secondary trophoblastic implants

Author: Nicole Riddle, M.D. (see Authors page)
Editor: Jamie Shutter, M.D.

Revised: 3 August 2017, last major update April 2013

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General
  • Rare complication of conservative laparoscopic procedures for tubal ectopic pregnancies
Pathophysiology
Laboratory
  • Patients have persistent elevated beta hCG titers postoperatively
Gross description
  • May be incidental, may see red / brown nodules of varying size
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nodules of degenerating chorionic villi associated with implantation changes in the surrounding tissue