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cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma

 (kôr′ē-ō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·mas or cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor that develops from trophoblast cells and usually occurs in the uterus.
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choriocarcinoma

(ˌkɒrɪəʊˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a cancer that occurs during pregnancy in the uterus
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choriocarcinoma

a uterine malignancy that may develop shortly after conception, during pregnancy, or after an abortion. Also called chorioblastoma, chorionic epithelioma.
See also: Cancer
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cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma

n. coriocarcinoma, tumor maligno visto gen. en el útero y en los testículos.
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choriocarcinoma

n coriocarcinoma m
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Gestational trophoblastic tumors include 3 well-defined pathologic entities: gestational choriocarcinoma, placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT), and epithelioid trophoblastic tumor (ETT).
One of the most aggressive types of GTD is gestational choriocarcinoma, which typically arises in the uterus.
It is a rare variant of gestational choriocarcinoma but, due to its rareness, the information available is still limited, with scarce data derived from individual case reports or small case series (only 62 cases reported in the literature [1]).
Non gestational choriocarcinoma of ovary is differential diagnosis (5) but due to occurrence of metastasis to ovary in our case after molar pregnancy, this differential diagnosis was not a matter.
Inevitable abortion in cervical phase and Caesarean scar pregnancy are the closest confounders, while sometimes squamous cell carcinoma of cervix and gestational choriocarcinoma, (4) of cervix can also present in similar manner.
Gestational choriocarcinoma analyzed by polymerase chain reaction amplification of polymorphic VNTR and human leukocyte antigen regions.
It has previously been reported in association with metastatic gestational choriocarcinoma, in mycosis fungoides with lung involvement, cases of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, angiosarcoma, histiocytosis and adenocarcinoma (1-4).
Trophoblastic diseases include complete and partial hydatidiform mole, postmolar tumor, gestational choriocarcinoma, testicular choriocarcinoma, and placental site trophoblastic disease.
Complementary to the symposium, Hui contributes an update on the clinical presentations and diagnostic features of gestational trophoblastic tumors, including gestational choriocarcinoma, placental site trophoblastic tumor, and epithelioid trophoblastic tumor.
It is important to distinguish between gestational choriocarcinoma and the ovary involved and non--gestational choriocarcinoma because of the poor prognosis.
KEY WORDS: Gestational choriocarcinoma, Hypothermic, Intraperitoneal perfusion, Chemotherapy, Malignant ascites, Ultrasound.