Could the lack of growth in gestational sac diameter despite an increase in yolk sac size, along with the absence of a fetal pole or cardiac activity, indicate a blighted ovum in my 6-week pregnancy, despite my HCG levels being 9217 miu/ml?
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Interpreting Ultrasound Findings:
1. The lack of significant change in gestational sac diameter over a 7-day period is concerning.
2. An increased yolk sac size without corresponding fetal pole development raises potential red flags.
Potential Concern: Blighted Ovum
1. The absence of a visible fetal pole or cardiac activity despite advancing gestational age may indicate a blighted ovum.
2. A blighted ovum occurs when a fertilized egg implants in the uterus but doesn't develop into a viable embryo.