Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases a Study

Authors

  • T WASIM

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1827

Keywords:

Gestational trophoblastic disease, ultrasound

Abstract

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.

Published

2017-10-09

How to Cite

WASIM, T. (2017). Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases a Study. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1827

Issue

Section

Articles