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Relating to the trophoblast.


Relating to the trophoblast.


(tro'fo-blast?) [ tropho- + -blast]
The outermost layer of the developing blastocyst (blastodermic vesicle). It differentiates into two layers, the cytotrophoblast and syntrophoblast.
See: cytotrophoblast; syntrophoblast; fertilization for illustrophoblastic (tro?fo-blast'ik), adjective
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In our case, empty uterus coexisting with high level of [beta]-HCG suggested gestational trophoblastic disease (GTN) and ectopic pregnancy was less probable due to high atypical titer 21770 mIU/ml HCG.
Sonographic and Doppler imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease: a 12-year experience.
Membrane laminar necrosis (Figure 4, A), decidual, trophoblastic, or mixed, is a band of coagulative necrosis at the trophoblast/decidual interface and is associated with FGR, (79) maternal hypertensive disorders, and other conditions linked to in utero hypoxia.
Trophoblastic giant cells of the mouse placenta contain calbindin-D9k but not the vitamin D receptor.
The mole is primarily trophoblastic, and contains small amounts of fotal tissue.
3) Primary abdominal pregnancy is much less common, and its diagnosis requires the establishment of the following criteria, as originally proposed by Studdiford (Thomas et al (4)) and later modified by Friedrich and Rankin (5): A) grossly normal tubes and ovaries, B) absence of uteroperitoneal fistula, and C) a pregnancy of less than 12 weeks gestational age, whose trophoblastic attachments are related solely to a peritoneal surface.
Referred to as gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, this complication can be treated with the drug, methotrexate, which is highly effective at ending the growth of the mole.
Instead of being able to spend precious time with her newborn daughter a devastated Felicity was transferred to the specialist Trophoblastic Disease Centre in Sheffield.
19, pp 63-72) DR-70(R) was shown to detect at least 13 different types of cancer (lung, breast, stomach, liver, colon, rectal, ovarian, esophageal, cervical, trophoblastic, thyroid, malignant lymphoma, pancreatic) although the sample size for 9 of the cancers was not statistically significant.
Hydatidiform mole is a part of generic term, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD).
The primary diagnosis in 495 of the 615 samples examined was dysmorphic trophoblastic invaginations and inclusions.