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Fried-Oginski W - - 1995
A case of myxoid sarcoma of the Bartholin gland occurring during pregnancy is reported. This neoplasm possessed pathologic features consistent with a high-grade malignancy. The patient underwent a wide reexcision of the clinically negative operative site 8 weeks post partum, and no residual evidence of sarcoma was identified. In spite ...
Genest D R - - 1995
Eleven cases of an unusual endometrial glandular proliferation associated with early pregnancy are reported. All lesions were incidental discoveries in first-trimester gestational endometria (two elective abortions; five spontaneous abortions; three hydatidiform moles; one tubal ectopic pregnancy). Most patients (nine of 11; 82%) were older than 30 years of age; associated ...
Riviere G R - - 1995
Aims of this study were to comprehensively describe the intraoral distribution of the spirochete morphogroup and of 7 antigenically distinct oral treponema, and to relate their presence to periodontal status. Periodontal tissues were evaluated at 4 sites on every tooth except third molars and 76 subjects were classified according to ...
Garbin O - - 1995
The association of a normal and a molar egg within a twin pregnancy is extremely rare. The key to diagnosis is the fetal karyotype, thus allowing elimination of its principal differential diagnosis: partial triploid mole. We report a case where the evolution of the pregnancy was complicated by severe toxemia. ...
Tidy J A - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the mode of presentation and treatment outcome for women with choriocarcinoma after a nonmolar pregnancy. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of case records between 1985 and 1994. SETTING: A referral centre for trophoblastic disease. SUBJECTS: One hundred women with choriocarcinoma: 62 after a live birth, six after a live ...
Berkowitz R S - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to identify risk factors for partial molar pregnancy from a woman's general, reproductive, and dietary history. STUDY DESIGN: Sixty-five women with pathologically confirmed partial molar pregnancy were interviewed, and their experiences were compared with those of 130 age-matched control women who had successfully ...
Taniguchi T - - 1995
The specificity of IGF2 promoter imprinting was examined in embryonal tissues and Wilms tumour. In several fetal tissues of approximately 12 weeks gestation, IGF2 was found to be monoallelically expressed from all IGF2 promoters i.e. P1, P2, P3 and P4. However, in tissues of slightly older gestation age (15-17 weeks) ...
Scholz A - - 1995
During myogenesis in vitro, the amount of gelsolin in myogenic cells increased by a factor of approximately 3 from about 200 ng to a maximum of 750 ng per milligram of total protein. Gelsolin increased steadily from the myoblast state to terminally differentiated myotubes containing abundant cross-striated myofibrils. At the ...
Fukunaga M - - 1995
This prospective study reports the incidence of hydatidiform mole (HM) in a population of 13,510 pregnancies in a Tokyo hospital over a 5-year period between 1989 and 1993. During this period all "products of conception" from first- and second-trimester abortions were histologically reviewed, and 76 hydropic placentas were retrieved and ...
O'Byrn B L - - 1995
A retrospective study was conducted to determine whether mandibular symmetry in adults with untreated unilateral posterior crossbite was different from that found in adults with untreated Class I malocclusions. Thirty adults, 18 years or older, with a unilateral posterior crossbite were compared with 30 adults exhibiting Angle Class I malocclusions. ...
Pietrantoni M - - 1995
Non-trophoblastic neoplasms are the most frequent, benign tumors of the placenta, occurring in approximately 1% of all placentas examined. A case is described of a 24-year-old woman who presented with severe, early-onset pre-eclampsia, high human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels, and a triploid fetus and who was found to have a ...
Grendys E C EC - - 1995
A pelvic mass in pregnancy is a relatively common entity, especially considering the increased use of ultrasound or early fetal evaluation. These masses can derive from multiple gynecologic and nongynecologic origin, and fortunately the majority will resolve with observation into the second trimester. Masses persisting into the second trimester should ...
Fisher R.A. - - 1995
For appropriate clinical management of patients with gestational trophoblastic tumors it is important to ascertain both the nature of the causative pregnancy and the time interval between that pregnancy and the diagnosis of the tumor. It has been shown that the immediately antecedent pregnancy may not be the causative pregnancy ...
Brittain P C - - 1995
A previously healthy 37-year-old Latin American female presented at 17 6/7 weeks gestation with clinical manifestations of preeclampsia. Ultrasound revealed a growth-retarded fetus with hypoechoic bowel, a thickened cystic placenta, bilateral multicystic adnexal masses, and oligohydramnios. The patient had laboratory evidence of hyperthyroidism and the maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein was 12.3 ...
Kodama S - - 1994
This is a case report of choriocarcinoma in the placenta of a patient who had a term delivery at the 38th week of pregnancy. The pregnant woman had hemoptysis at the 26th week of pregnancy, and a chest X-ray revealed a tumor in the left lung. She had suffered from ...
Flam F - - 1994
Although choriocarcinoma is a gynaecologic malignancy, it may well present with nongynaecologic symptoms. We present such a case with metastases to the lungs and brain. The malignancy had arisen in a full-term pregnancy ending nine months prior to admission. In female patients presenting with cerebral metastases, a pregnancy test will ...
Bennett W A - - 1994
PROBLEM: Soluble trophoblast extracts (HME) from some human hydatidiform mole pregnancies suppress IL-2-dependent T-cell proliferation, while others express no immunosuppressive bioactivity. This study was designed to determine if suppression by HME was correlated with gestational age, uterine size, or hCG secretion. METHOD: Soluble extracts were prepared from nine hydatidiform mole ...
Bobes M A - - 1994
Expectancies about face-structure can be induced by viewing parts of faces, which generates constraints due to two types of knowledge: feature-content and configuration. In a first experiment ERPs were recorded when parts of familiar faces were completed with incongruent features (from another face), as opposed to congruent features (from the ...
Højberg K E - - 1994
We here report a case of placental vascular malformation with mesenchymal hyperplasia of the villi and a localized chorioangioma. After an uneventful pregnancy our patient delivered a non-malformed live female infant. The placenta was grossly enlarged, and macroscopically it was characterized by strongly enlarged varicous chorionic vessels. On the maternal ...
Jinno M - - 1994
A case of a hydatidiform mole with a surviving coexistent fetus following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer is reported. The diagnosis was established at 12 weeks gestation and pregnancy was maintained until 31 weeks, during which time transient hyperthyroidism and lung metastasis developed. No difference was observed in pronucleus formation ...
Fuchs S - - 1994
The case of a pregnant woman who in the 13th week of gestation presented with a non-specific influenza-like illness ultimately proven to be symptomatic of Listeria monocytogenes septicemia, is described. The patient elected to continue the pregnancy and following antibiotic therapy recovered and delivered a normal infant. At 18 months ...
Robinson B J - - 1994
Molar pregnancy is a gestation in which the ovum is transformed into a fleshy tumor mass or mole. Of all gynecologic tumors, it is one of the most feared. It is characterized by first trimester bleeding, hyperemesis, and toxemia and can be diagnosed using pelvic ultrasound. Suction currettage is the ...
Fukunaga M - - 1994
Sixty-two placentas with a triploid DNA content, which were analyzed by flow cytometry using paraffin-embedded tissues, were histologically investigated. These placentas were histologically classified as follows: 51 partial hydatidiform moles (PM), two hydropic abortuses and nine non-hydropic placentas. The DNA indices of the triploid peaks were between 1.41 and 1.60. ...
Cheung A N - - 1994
AIMS: To assess the role of Ki67 immunoreactivity in predicting the clinical progress of hydatidiform mole. METHODS: Tissue from 87 hydatidiform moles, 11 normal first trimester placentas, 11 normal term placentas and 17 spontaneous abortions were examined for expression of Ki67 antigen, using the monoclonal antibody MIB1. RESULTS: Ki67 immunoreactivity ...
Bocklage T J - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Flow cytometric analysis of trophoblastic tissue has shown that most partial hydatidiform moles (PMs) are triploid, whereas most complete moles (CMs) are diploid or tetraploid. Ploidy analysis can support a diagnosis of CM or PM. However, in some cases, a precise diagnosis cannot be rendered. METHODS: This study examined ...
Cross S S - - 1994
Histological sections from 25 non-molar pregnancies, nine partial hydatidiform moles, and 16 complete hydatidiform moles were examined (diagnosis was taken as the consensus of seven experienced histopathologists) and the fractal dimension was measured using a box-counting method implemented on a microcomputer-based image analysis system. The fractal dimensions of the different ...
Sledzik P S - - 1994
Folk beliefs associated with death and disease can impact on the bioarcheological record. Unusual postmortem actions by humans and distinctive paleopathological evidence may be clues to these beliefs. This report presents bioarcheological and paleopathological evidence in support of a 19th century New England folk belief in vampires with a particular ...
Yang J M - - 1994
A case of invasive gestational trophoblastic disease after partial hydatidiform mole was presented in this study in which the diagnosis was made along with the treatment being monitored by means of transvaginal color Doppler ultrasound. In this case, the appearance or disappearance of vascular changes induced by invasive mole corresponded ...
Hoshi K - - 1994
A case of a quadruplet pregnancy containing a complete mole and three fetuses is reported. A 29-year-old Japanese woman who had received clomiphene therapy was delivered of a complete mole, one dead and two living fetuses, and three placentas. Deoxyribonucleic acid fingerprint analysis proved the androgenesis of molar tissue and ...
Yapar E G - - 1994
Pregnancy outcome after complete and partial hydatidiform mole was evaluated in 170 patients. Of the 170 patients, 143 became pregnant a total of 250 times. Patients with incomplete hydatidiform mole had 232 subsequent pregnancies that resulted in 169 (72.8%) term deliveries, 30 (12.9%) spontaneous abortions, 7 (3.0%) induced abortions, 6 ...
Chen R J - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: A 16 year review of persistent gestational trophoblastic tumour when the antecedent pregnancy was a partial hydatidiform mole. DESIGN: Cases of persistent gestational trophoblastic tumour with partial hydatidiform mole as the antecedent pregnancy were reviewed for the period 1976 to 1992. DNA ploidy was analysed by flow cytometry. SETTING: ...
Changchien C C - - 1994
Coexistent hydatidiform mole (46, XX) and live fetus (46, XY) in the second trimester is a rare phenomenon. In this case, the clinical manifestations presented as pregnancy-induced hypertension, including hypertension, proteinuria and oliguria. Ultrasonic examination found an enlarged placenta with a typical honeycomb picture, placenta previa and a normal developing ...
Boon M E ME Leiden Cytology and Pathology Laboratory, The - - 1994
The influence of fixation and embedding methods in seven urologic tumor samples was studied karyometrically for 12 preparatory techniques. Routine histologic formalin fixation was compared with Carbowax and Kryofix fixatives. Also, histologic material was studied embedded in paraffin and plastic (GMA) and secondarily in plastic (after paraffin embedding). From the ...
Ozumba B C - - 1994
A case of twin pregnancy involving a single fetus and complete hydatidiform mole in a 56-year-old woman after 5 years of amenorrhoea is reported. The patient presented with threatened abortion and was managed with bed rest and blood transfusion. Six weeks after admission and at 20 weeks gestation, she had ...
Cordero D R - - 1994
Intraligamentary pregnancy, although rare, tests the physician's acumen in diagnostic and therapeutic skills. Two cases illustrating this entity are presented, the first involves an 18-week fetus, the second a partial hydatidiform mole. Although their presentation and pathogenesis may be indistinguishable, their clinical course and management is different. To the best ...
Goldstein D P - - 1994
Molar pregnancy is composed of two separate entities, partial (PHM) and complete (CHM), which are distinct in terms of epidemiology, genetics, histopathology, clinical presentation and risk of persistent gestational trophoblastic tumor (GTT). The most common presenting symptom in patients with CHM is vaginal bleeding. Approximately half the patients with CHM ...
Berkowitz R S - - 1994
We reviewed the subsequent pregnancy outcome in patients with partial mole, complete mole and persistent gestational trophoblastic tumor treated at the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center from June 1, 1965, to December 31, 1992. Such patients can be assured that they can anticipate a normal future reproductive outcome. However, when ...
Steller M A - - 1994
The estimated incidence of twin pregnancy consisting of hydatidiform mole and a coexisting fetus is 1 per 22,000-100,000 pregnancies. Since 1965, nine patients with this entity have been treated at the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center (NETDC), Boston. One patient had a partial hydatidiform mole coexisting with a normal placenta ...
Bakri Y N - - 1994
A 28-year old primigravida with massive bilateral theca-lutein cysts associated with a non-molar pregnancy is reported. The pregnancy resulted in a spontaneous premature vaginal birth of a 27-week gestation female infant, with no placental pathology or congenital anomalies. During the same pregnancy and post partum period the patient manifested an ...
Steller M A - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the clinical features and natural history of twin conceptions consisting of complete hydatidiform mole and a coexisting fetus. METHODS: Since 1973, eight well-documented cases of twin pregnancy with complete hydatidiform mole and coexisting fetus have been treated at the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center (NETDC). The clinical ...
Doyle K J - - 1994
Acoustic neuroma in the pregnant patient has been described infrequently. The symptoms of acoustic neuroma can commence or worsen during the last 3 or 4 months of pregnancy. In women, acoustic tumors have been shown generally to be larger and more vascular, and some acoustic tumors contain estrogen receptors. This ...
Suzuki T - - 1993
In three cases of choriocarcinoma, genetic loci including a variable number of tandem repeat regions were amplified by the polymerase chain reaction method on DNA from three established cell lines and from lymphocytes of patients and their husbands to identify the responsible pregnancy. Case 1, from whom NaUCC-3 was derived, ...
Kamada M - - 1993
Urine samples obtained from normal pregnant women and patients with trophoblastic diseases contain 30-kDa protein that suppresses phytohemagglutinin-induced T cell proliferation. The immunosuppressive protein was measured by a newly developed radioimmunoassay. The 30-kDa protein was demonstrated in almost all urine samples examined, fluid from hydatid vesicles and chorionic extracts, but ...
Howat A J - - 1993
AIMS: To assess the degree of difficulty in diagnosing partial mole by analysing intraobserver and interobserver agreement among a group of pathologists for these diagnoses. METHODS: Fifty mixed cases of partial mole, complete mole, and non-molar pregnancy were submitted to seven histopathologists, two of whom are expert gynaecological pathologists; the ...
Miller D - - 1993
Twin gestations can occur in which one twin is a normal gestation (46 chromosomes: 23 maternal and 23 paternal origin) and in which the other twin is a complete hydatidiform mole (46 chromosomes all of paternal origin). Case reports of four such combined pregnancies that presented to a single institution ...
Galbicka G - - 1993
The number of responses rats made in a "run" of consecutive left-lever presses, prior to a trial-ending right-lever press, was differentiated using a targeted percentile procedure. Under the nondifferential baseline, reinforcement was provided with a probability of .33 at the end of a trial, irrespective of the run on that ...
Cheah P L - - 1993
A review of gestational trophoblastic disease diagnosed at the Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur from January 1989 to December 1990 using established histological criteria showed 25 complete hydatidiform moles (CHM), 11 partial hydatidiform moles (PHM), 1 invasive mole and 2 choriocarcinoma. The ages of the patients with CHM ...
Elmer D B - - 1993
BACKGROUND: A spontaneous fall in the radioimmunoassay for the beta subunit of hCG to less than 2 mIU/mL documents regression of hydatidiform mole following evacuation of a molar pregnancy. Continued negative hCG levels for the year after evacuation indicates the absence of risk for persistent gestational trophoblastic disease. This report ...
Bravi D - - 1993
The motor effects of the partial dopamine agonist EMD 49980 were evaluated in parkinsonian patients under controlled conditions. EMD 49980 monotherapy resulted in a mild improvement in parkinsonian symptoms, but when co-administered with levodopa, had no significant effect on dyskinesias or on the antiparkinsonian effect of the dopamine precursor. These ...
Lane S A - - 1993
AIMS: To develop an assay which would determine the parentage of hydatidiform molar pregnancies. METHODS: DNA was extracted from formalin fixed, paraffin wax embedded tissue from hydatidiform molar pregnancies and spontaneous abortions after separation of chorionic villi and decidua. PCR amplification of dinucleotide repeat sequences ("microsatellites") was performed using three ...
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