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Open Access Case Report

Malignant trophoblastic disease following a twin pregnancy consisting of a complete hydatiform mole and a normal fetus and placenta

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Gynaecological Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
3 Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maria Ziekenhuis Poperinie, Belgium
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1999, 20(2), 105–107;
Published: 10 April 1999
Abstract

We report an unusual pregnancy with a complete hydatiform mole coexisting with a normal fetus and placenta. This report stres­ses the importance of a correct diagnosis and the dilemmas the clinician is faced with when managing such a case.Malignant trophoblastic disease occurs in 55% of complete hydatiform mole and fetus. Two-thirds require combination che­mo therapy.

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