A partial molar pregnancy associated with a fetus with intrauterine growth restriction delivered at 31 weeks: a case report

ConclusionPartial molar pregnancy with a live fetus is a very rare condition that presents a challenging diagnosis. Recognizing it is of primary importance for patient care and the placenta should always be investigated at birth, especially in a newborn with intrauterine growth restriction.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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ConclusionIn this study, we observed that abnormal levels of serum hCG titers and the local presentation of lesions with varying intervals after antecedent term pregnancy were the most common presenting features of extrauterine ETT. In addition, we found that the extraction of extrauterine lesions was needed for the treatment of extrauterine ETT. Of course, the follow-up was also important.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In hydatidiform mole patients, thyroid disease severity increases with age, parity, beta-HCG level and mole size. However, prospective multicenter studies on this topic are needed, with larger numbers of patients and closer monitoring. PMID: 31411244 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Sao Paulo Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Sao Paulo Med J Source Type: research
Conclusions: The awareness of the risks and complications of GTD among physicians with close follow-up is paramount. There is a need to establish a national registry of GTD cases in Oman. PMID: 31110626 [PubMed]
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
Authors: Kim GS, Hwang KA, Choi KC Abstract Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is an unusual disease occurring in pregnancy that originates from abnormal trophoblastic cells and comprises a group of diseases with different properties of invasion, metastasis and recurrence. The GTD group includes hydatidiform moles and gestational trophoblastic neoplasms (GTNs), with GTNs being divided into invasive moles, choriocarcinoma, placental site trophoblastic tumors and epithelioid trophoblastic tumors. The present review focuses on current effective treatments for GTD, including conventional and novel promising direct...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2019Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRIAuthor(s): Lawrence Hsu Lin, Rodrigo Polizio, Koji Fushida, Rossana Pulcineli Vieira FranciscoAbstractGestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a spectrum of disorders characterized by abnormal trophoblastic proliferation. GTD includes benign conditions such as hydatidiform moles and malignant diseases that are referred as gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN). Ultrasound plays a central role in the diagnosis of patients with hydatidiform mole. Other imaging modalities are useful in molar pregnancy, mainly for evaluating pulmonary...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that lung nodule alone is not an adequate indication of chemotherapy in molar pregnancy. hCG surveillance is safe for patients with lung nodule, especially with single nodule, as long as their hCG levels do not meet International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics diagnostic criteria for GTN. PMID: 30740949 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Gynecologic Oncology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Gynecol Oncol Source Type: research
ConclusionRoutine post-pregnancy human chorionic gonadotrophin screening may be safely discontinued in patients with one previous uncomplicated hydatidiform mole.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionThe use of ICSI should be protective against triploidy; however, the retrospective data suggests that molar pregnancy is not eliminated with the use of ART. It is pertinent to continue to record this data, through the gestational trophoblastic disease centres, in order to ensure no further increase in incidence, appropriate follow-up, and transparency in communication.
Source: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The incidence of GTN was not lower in hydatidiform mole with routine second curettage. An independent prognostic factor for GTN- was the hCG value before the first evac- uation in molar patients. Our results suggest that rou- tine second curettage does not affect the fertility rate or increase a risk of adverse outcomes in subsequent prej- nancies. PMID: 30408385 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: J Reprod Med Source Type: research
Conclusions Under the cohort cytogenetic diagnosis setting, the traditional risk factors for GTN after molar pregnancy, hCG value before evacuation and age, were confirmed in androgenetic CHMs. The risk of GTN was lower for PHMs than for CHMs. However, 1 patient with cytogenetic PHMs developed into GTN.
Source: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gestational Throphoblastic Neoplasia Source Type: research
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