trophoblastic tumours

trophoblastic tumours

Tumours derived from the early embryonic tissue that develops into the PLACENTA. Trophoblastic tumours may be BENIGN (hydatidiform mole) or MALIGNANT (choriocarcinoma). The former can develop into the latter.
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Diagnostic challenges in extrauterine epithelioid trophoblastic tumours: a report of two cases.
Placental site trophoblastic tumour: clinical features and management.
Epithelioid trophoblastic tumour: report of a case in the fallopian tube.
Placental site nodule transformed into a malignant epithelioid trophoblastic tumour with pelvic lymph node and lung metastasis.
Prognostic markers and long-term outcome of placental-site trophoblastic tumours: a retrospective observational study.
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[beta]-hCG is raised in trophoblastic tumours, testicular tumours, melanoma, breast cancer, GI, lung and ovarian cancer.
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