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Physiology 8

A 28-year-old woman visits her gynecologist for a routine check-up. She reports that she and her partner have been trying to conceive for the past 6 months without success. She has regular menstrual cycles with a duration of 30 days. She denies any history of pelvic pain or abnormal bleeding. Past medical history is unremarkable. She takes a prenatal vitamin daily. Vital signs are within normal limits. Pelvic examination is unremarkable. Transvaginal ultrasound shows no abnormalities.

In a normal pregnancy, during which phase of the menstrual cycle does the blastocyst typically implant?

  • A) Follicular phase
  • B) Luteal phase
  • C) Menstruation
  • D) Ovulation
  • E) Proliferative phase

Authors

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Editor

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Last updated

Jun 06, 2024

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