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Miscarriage

A threatened miscarriage or spontaneous abortion occurs in approximately 10% of pregnancies between 7 and 12 weeks of gestation. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, and low back pain.


Review Date: 2/3/2009
Reviewed By: Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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