Transient Hyperthyroidism in Molar Pregnancy

Sharif, Amielya . T . (2018-03-15)

Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases is a broad term used to define a spectrum, comprising of hydatidiform mole (complete or partial), placental site trophoblastic tumour, choriocarcinoma and gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. The most commonly occurring form is the hydatidiform mole, which is also known as molar pregnancy. Classification of molar pregnancies can be complete or partial on the basis of gross morphology of the specimen, histopathologic features and karyotype


Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a rare complication of pregnancy that may be associated with thyrotoxicosis. The incidence of hydatidiform mole in the United States and other developed countries is about 1 in 1500 live births .Complete moles have the highest incidence of thyrotoxicosis, predominantly affect younger women, and present with vaginal bleeding most of the time. Hyperthyroidism in hyperemesis gravidarum occurs with greater frequency than in normal my report we will discuss four study support the possibility of hyperthyroidism in molar pregnancy

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