Disease Information for Trophoblastic tumors

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Lack of fetal heart/tones
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Cytogenetics Abnormal
Cytogenetics Isochromosome 12(i12p) Abnormal
Diagnostic Test Results
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Abnormal Placenta scan
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Eclampsia of pregnancy
Hyperthyroid status
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Germ Cell tumor (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Alkylating agents
RX/Chlorambucil (Leukeran)
RX/Dactinomycin (Actinomycin D)
RX/Methotrexate (Amethopterin)
SX/Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

Trophoblastic growth, which may be gestational or nongestational in origin. Trophoblastic neoplasia resulting from pregnancy is often described as gestational trophoblastic disease to distinguish it from germ cell tumors which frequently show trophoblastic elements, and from the trophoblastic differentiation which sometimes occurs in a wide variety of epithelial cancers. Gestational trophoblastic growth has several forms, including HYDATIDIFORM MOLE and CHORIOCARCINOMA. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1691)

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