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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005;48(10):2474-2478.
Published online October 1, 2005.
Metastatic Invasive Mole in the Lung Arising from a Cornual Pregnancy.
Do Young Chung, Hye Min Yeo, Eung Seok Lee, Nak Woo Lee, Tak Kim, Hai Joong Kim, Sun Haeng Kim, Kyu Wan Lee
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Ansan, Korea. jsgp@lycos.co.kr
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Ansan, Korea.
Abstract
Gestational trophoblastic disease is derived from the intermediate trophoblast cells which are arisied from the fetal chorion. The incidence of invasive mole in Korea was about 1.8 per 1000 delivereies. The rate of ectopic pregnancy is about 1.9% of all pregnancies. An ectopic pregnancy located in the cornual portion of uterus occurs in only 2-4% of all ectopic pregnancies. It is rare that the invasive mole is associated with cornual pregnancy. A case of metastatic invasive mole in the lung arising from a cornual pregnancy is reported, which was cured by operation and combination chemotherapy.
Key Words: Invasive mole, Cornual pregnancy


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