|Centennial Medical Plaza||14 Mins|
|The Medical Center of Aurora - South||21 Mins|
|North Suburban Medical Center||16 Mins|
|Northeast ER||12 Mins|
|Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center||4 Mins|
|Rose Medical Center||5 Mins|
|Sky Ridge Medical Center||30 Mins|
|Swedish Medical Center||7 Mins|
|Swedish Southwest ER||24 Mins|
An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside of the womb (uterus). Most ectopic pregnancies occur within a fallopian tube. Other, less common locations may include the cervix, an ovary, or the abdominal cavity. This type of pregnancy cannot survive because only the uterus can support the growth of a fetus and its placenta.
Last reviewedSeptember 2012by Andrea Chisholm
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