Loeb's deciduoma


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Loeb’s deciduoma

An obsolete term for a circumscribed, mechanically or hormonally induced decidual reaction occurring in absence of a fertilised ovum.
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deciduoma

(di-sij?oo-o'ma) [ decidua + -oma]
1. A uterine tumor composed of chorionic membranes or decidual tissue that remain in the uterus following pregnancy.
2. A decidual mass in the uterus caused by trauma.

benign deciduoma

An overgrowth of decidual cells, following pregnancy or trauma to the uterus.

Loeb's deciduoma

See: Loeb's deciduoma

malignant deciduoma

A uterine tumor, now commonly called a choriocarcinoma.
See: choriocarcinoma
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