CHORIOCARCINOMA AFTER NORMAL VAGINAL DELIVERY; A RARE ENTITY

Authors

  • Azizun Nisa Abbasi ATH
  • Anisa Fawad
  • Ansa Islam ATH
  • Ayesha Ismail Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad
  • Obaid Ullah ATH

Abstract

Choriocarcinoma is a malignant gestational trophoblastic neoplasm with rare postpartum presentation. Its manifestation after full term delivery is very rare with paucity of data reported from Pakistan. We received a patient in the postpartum period with symptoms of distant metastasis. She was diagnosed with choriocarcinoma based on our workup and was referred for chemotherapy after management. Now she is receiving follow-up care.Keywords: Choriocarcinoma; postpartum; gestational trophoblastic neoplasm; chemotherapy

Author Biographies

Azizun Nisa Abbasi, ATH

Gynae/Obs

Ansa Islam, ATH

Gynae/obs

Ayesha Ismail, Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad

Trainee Medical Officer at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit A, Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad

Obaid Ullah, ATH

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Published

2019-09-19