IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology

Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD)

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Author Details: Prasuna Jelly, Rakesh Sharma

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-4702

Print ISSN : 2581-4699

Article First Page : 70

Article End Page : 73


Gestational trophoblastic disease comprises hydatidiform mole (complete and partial) and gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. The epidemiology, clinical features, and diagnosis of each of these trophoblastic disease types are discussed. Importance is given to management of hydatidiform mole prophylactic chemotherapy. Around 10% of all hydatidiform moles become malignant; an estimated 8-15% of complete and 1.5-6% of partial hydatidiform moles.

Key words:
Gestational trophoblastic disease, Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia & hydatidiform mole