hydatidiform mole

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Noun1.hydatidiform mole - an abnormality during pregnancyhydatidiform mole - an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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An 18-year-old gravida 2, para 0 patient presented at 8 + 5/7 weeks' gestation with ultrasound features suggestive of a hydatidiform mole.
Over-diagnosis of hydatidiform mole in early tubal ectopic pregnancy.
These were suggestive of theca lutein cysts of pregnancy in both enlarged ovaries in association with the partial hydatidiform mole.
To examine a possible association between oral fluconazole use and spontaneous abortion (pregnancy loss at 7-22 gestational weeks) or stillbirth (pregnancy loss at 23 weeks or later), the researchers analyzed data in a national registry of all births, stillbirths, spontaneous abortions, induced abortions, ectopic pregnancies, cases of hydatidiform mole, and all other abnormal products of gestation.
INTRODUCTION: Molar pregnancy, commonly known as Hydatidiform mole is very common entity in our country, especially in Jharkhand.
It has a wide clinical spectrum consisting of partial (PM) and complete hydatidiform mole (CM), invasive mole, choriocarcinoma, and placental site trophoblastic tumor.
Background: Hydatidiform mole (HM) is classified as complete and partial hydatidiform mole.
Bacbground: Classification of molar gestation into Complete Hydatidiform Mole (CHM) and Partial Hydatidiform Mole (PHM) is done according to clinical, ultrasonographic, histologic and genetic criteria.
Trophoblastic diseases, including an ovarian tumor or hydatidiform mole (A hydatidiform mole is a mass that can form inside the uterus at the start of a pregnancy.
b) In the mixture of the sperm and ovum elements, if the sperm material dominates, no human being is formed and an abnormal pregnancy or hydatidiform mole occurs; except in 10 to 30,000 cases where a fetus forms together with the molar pregnancy.
Such miRNAs have potential as molecular markers for complete hydatidiform mole (CHM), which is usually diploid and androgenetic in origin.
It comprises two premalignant conditions: partial and complete hydatidiform mole and, Malignant Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia (GTN).