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Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) with metastases to lungs and adrenal glands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16499815     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) is a rare type of gestational trophoblastic disease and three quarters of cases follow a normal pregnancy. Metastases are very rare but when present are often widespread. It has 10 to 20% mortality rate when not treated properly. We present report of a case of placental site trophoblastic tumor with metastases to left adrenal gland and both lungs.
Authors:
Azizunnisa Raza; Zubair Ahmad; Suhail Muzzaffar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-27     Completed Date:  2006-07-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Hospital, Karachi. azizaraza2004@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / secondary*
Adult
Biopsy
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / secondary*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic*
Trophoblastic Tumor, Placental Site / secondary*
Uterine Neoplasms / pathology*

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