hydatidiform mole

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Synonyms for hydatidiform mole

an abnormality during pregnancy

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Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) consists of a variety of disorders that arise from placental trophoblastic tissue.
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the uterus can be either congenital or acquired; and can be encountered in the setting of prior therapeutic abortion, dilatation and curettage, cesarean section or invasive tumor such as endometrial carcinoma or gestational trophoblastic disease.
ACOG Practice Bulletin #53: diagnosis and treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease.
Gestational trophoblastic disease is an abnormal pregnancy occurring from an aberrant fertilization event.
Chapters cover topics such as vulvar dystrophies, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer, endometrial hyperplasia and cancer, adnexal mass, ovarian tumors of low malignant potential, and gestational trophoblastic disease.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: The incidence of gestational trophoblastic disease in women who conceive around the time of their menopause is considerably higher than in younger women.
Patients with gestational trophoblastic disease secrete intact hCG, hCG[beta], nicked hCG and hCG[beta], and in some cases hCG devoid of the carboxy-terminal portion of the hCG[beta] subunit and hCGh.
If the woman does not want anymore children then in some instances a hysterectomy maybe carried out to ensure that the woman does not develop gestational trophoblastic disease.