Abnormal presentation of choriocarcinoma and literature review

Yousefi, Z. and Mottaghi, M. and Rezaei, A. and Ghasemian, S. (2016) Abnormal presentation of choriocarcinoma and literature review. International Journal of Cancer Management, 9 (2).

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Introduction: Gestational trophoblastic neoplasms have highly been malignant potential, which usually occurred in child-bearing age women. Unusual feature of this malignancy would be rare, it was important to take in mind the possibility of GTN in different manifestation. Based on the above mentioned, the aim of this presentation would be the management and outcome of a case series of choriocarcinoma patients with abnormal manifestation. Case Presentation: We have presented four patients, first who initially manifestation with signs of septic shock, the second case with severe gastrointestinal hemorrhage, the third case with postpartum infection and the forth case was a postmenopausal bleeding patient. Conclusions: In case of metastatic choriocarcinoma with precise history, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment have led us to curable results. © 2016, Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention.

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Additional Information: Cited By :8 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Yousefi, Z.; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: yousefiz@mums.ac.ir
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chemotherapy Choriocarcinoma Gastrointestinal hemorrhage Gestational trophoblastic disease Postmenopausal hemorrhage cyclophosphamide dactinomycin etoposide hemoglobin methotrexate vincristine abdominal bleeding abdominal hysterectomy adjuvant therapy adult anemia bladder tissue brain metastasis cancer radiotherapy cancer staging cancer surgery chill clinical article colonoscopy combination chemotherapy computed tomographic angiography disease duration disease severity female fever gestation period headache hemoglobin blood level histopathology hospital admission human hypotension laparotomy lung metastasis multiple cycle treatment myometrium nausea pelvic examination pleura effusion postmenopause postoperative period puerperal infection puerperium rectum hemorrhage Review septic shock superior mesenteric artery thorax radiography treatment response uterus cavity vagina bleeding vagina discharge vomiting
Subjects: QY Clinical Pathology
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib4 lib4
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2020 04:33
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2020 04:33
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/13253

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