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A 33-year-old female asked:

Im concerned about a blighted ovum. hcg levels doubling appropriately (every 48h). current hcg 5386, progesterone 12.4, tvus showed 16.3mm empty gestational sac. no yolk sac seen. repeat us in 1 week. any hope of viable pregnancy?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Empty gestation sac : Beyond 6 weeks of pregnancy, pelvic ultrasound should reveal at least a fetal pole if not fetal heart activity. The chances of a normal developing fetus is diminished, given the information provided.
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