Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases a Study
Keywords:Gestational trophoblastic disease, ultrasound
Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) have a high incidence in our society. In a two and half years 5391 pregnant females were admitted, out of which 4399 delivered after 28 weeks of gestation. GTD was diagnosed in 25 cases, 23 were hydatidiform mole and 2 were choriocarcinoma, giving GTD an incidence of 1 per 176 deliveries or 5.6 per 1000 deliveries. 2/3rd of the patients were below 30 years of age and the major complaint was vaginal bleeding. Most of the patients (60%) belonged to the poor Socioeconomic class. Poor follow up was the major drawback seen in this study.
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