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Open Access Case Report

Choriocarcinoma complicated by a vaginal fistula, sepsis and hemorrhagic shock. Case report

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1 Discipline of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Federal University of "Triangulo Mineiro" (FTM), Uberaba, MG, Brazil
2 Discipline of Special Pathology, Federal University of "Triangulo Mineiro" (FTM), Uberaba, MG, Brazil
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2006, 27(1), 90–91;
Published: 10 February 2006
Abstract

A case of poor prognostic choriocarcinoma developing sepsis is described. The patient was treated with vaginal drainage of pelvic abscess metastases, bilateral hypogastric artery ligation to prevent hemorrhage and single-agent chemotherapy.

Keywords
Choriocarcinoma
Metastasis
Hemorrhage
Sepsis
Chemotherapy
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