FALLOPIAN TUBE - Ectopic pregnancy

This shows a fallopian tube, distorted, expanded and ruptured by an ectopic pregnancy; the placenta is visible as fine fronds and there is blood clot present. The foetus is some 6.5 cm in length.
This woman was admitted with lower abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. She had had a past history of a right-sided ectopic pregnancy; her last period was approximately 2 months before admission.