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Second Trimester Presentation of Preeclampsia and Choriocarcinoma in a Primigravida With Live Birth.
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PMID:  24972034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abstract Choriocarcinoma in the second trimester with a normal appearing live fetus is rare. A primigravida presented at 24 weeks gestation with 5 days of worsening dyspnea and multiple widespread small lung nodules. Pelvic ultrasound revealed a normal intrauterine live singleton fetus with an extrauterine mass. Gestational hypertension progressed to preeclampsia with severe features and onset of vaginal bleeding. Cesarean delivery was undertaken with liveborn delivery and removal of an intrauterine mass confirmed to be choriocarcinoma. Postpartum treatment with multi-agent chemotherapy was initiated. The newborn thrived; the mother has no evidence of residual disease.
Authors:
Miguel A Luna Russo; Sukhpreet S Multani; Mildred Ridgway; James Nello Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-12     Citation Subset:  -    
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