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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;47(12):2511-2514.
Published online December 1, 2004.
A Case of Choriocarcinoma after Evacuation of Partial Mole.
Hyun Cho, Jejung Lee, Hajung Cho, Kyunghee Ko, Hyungbae Moon, Heunggon Kim
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea.
Abstract
Persistent gestational trophoblastic tumor develops in about 15-25% after evacuation of complete mole, and arises in about 4-5% after removal of partial mole. Especially there is reported that choriocarcinoma after evacuation of partial mole is extremely rare, and it is well responded to systemic chemotherapy. We have experienced that a case of choriocarcinoma which was developed after evacuation of partial mole. So we report this case with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Partial mole, Choriocarcinoma


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