A MEMORABLE PATIENTBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6984.916a (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:916
- Ellis Downes
My little girl
It is a little disconcerting to walk into a gynaecology ward hearing a hysterical woman scream, “You're trying to murder my little girl.” It was even more disconcerting to realise that she had been admitted under my consultant's care. Soon the story unfolded. A 28 year old woman with a long history of primary subfertility had been admitted with six weeks' amenorrhoea, lower abdominal pain, and light vaginal bleeding. An ultrasound scan could not find any evidence of an intrauterine pregnancy and we were trying to …
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