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An Unusual Presentation of Choriocarcinoma

Dr. Sasidhar, Dr. K. H. Damayanthi, Dr. K. Lakshmi Narayana

Abstract: Choriocarcinoma - highly malignant tumor of trophoblastic cells mostly arises in female genital tract. ? Testis is the common site in males. ? Nongestational Primary choriocarcinoma (PCC) is rare. ? Common site in GIT ? stomach. ? The incidence of hydatidiform mole in India is 1 in 500 and the malignant transformation of the disease is 10-15%.1 ? Mestatic disease occurs in 4% of patients after local management of hydatidform mole and very rarely after term pregnancies/ abortions.2 ? 0nly 13 cases of primary colorectal choriocarcinoma have been reported till now ? Hiromitsu Maehira et al,2013 WJG

Keywords: Primary choriocarcinoma (PCC)

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Surgical

Pages: 417 - 418

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Dr. Sasidhar, Dr. K. H. Damayanthi, Dr. K. Lakshmi Narayana, "An Unusual Presentation of Choriocarcinoma", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 417 - 418

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