hydatiform


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to hydatiform: vesicular mole

hydatiform

hydatiform

(hī-dăt′ĭ-form) [″ + L. forma, form]
Hydatidiform.
References in periodicals archive ?
Another possible cause would be hydatiform mole, as well as pregnancy-induced hypertension, hydramnios and abruption of the placenta (Miller et al, 1989, p 156).
Most of the patients are pregnant, have been previously pregnant, or have a known history of hydatiform mole or choriocarcinoma.
1) An invasive molar gestation is a variation of a hydatiform mole where the hydropic villi invade the uterine wall or blood vessels and develops only after uterine evacuation of a molar pregnancy.
Risk factors for pre-eclampsia (90) include nulliparity, diabetes, pre-existing hypertension, obesity especially if central (91), dyslipidaemia (92), depression (93), renal disease, asthma (94), personal and familial history of gestational hypertension, multifetal gestation, black race, insulin resistance, thrombophilia, living in high altitude zones (95,96), collagen vascular disease/autoimmune diseases (97), and hydatiform mole.
Objective: Hydatiform moles are a group of fertilization disorders characterized by an abnormal growth of chorionic tissues.
Eighty nine of them with Complete Hydatiform Mole (CHM) diagnosis and six of them with Partial Hydatiform Mole (PHM).
They encompass hydatiform moles, choriocarcinomas and invasive moles.
Hydatiform moles are the most prevalent forms which are classified into Partial Hydatiform Mole (PHM) and Complete Hydatiform Mole (CHM)3, when choriocarcinomas and invasive moles are rare forms of gestational trophoblastic disease.