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Recurrent hydatiform mole: a rare case report

Journal: International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Vol.2, No. 3)

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Page : 433-436

Keywords : Recurrent; Hydatiform mole; Genetic predisposition;

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Molar pregnancy is characterized histologically by abnormalities of the chorionic villi that consist of trophoblastic proliferation and oedema of villous stroma. The incidence of hydatiform moles in India is 1 in 1000. The incidence of recurrence is 1 in 60 in a subsequent pregnancy and 1 in 65 in the third pregnancy after two molar pregnancies. The occurrence of hydatiform mole is related to a few risk factors such as smoking, increased paternal or maternal age, and previous history of abortions. Here we report a case of a 29 year old woman with history of four partial moles and two first trimester abortions and her management. The patient finally opted for adoption. [Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2013; 2(3.000): 433-436]

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