gestational trophoblastic disease
- Any of a group of tumors that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm. The two main types of gestational trophoblastic diseases are hydatidiform mole and choriocarcinoma. Also called gestational trophoblastic tumor.
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Gestational trophoblastic disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 2602 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001496 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 866 MeshID = D031901 Gestational trophoblastic disease is any type of abnormal proliferation of… … Wikipedia
gestational trophoblastic disease — see under neoplasia … Medical dictionary
gestational trophoblastic tumor — Any of a group of tumors that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm. The two main types of gestational trophoblastic tumors are… … English dictionary of cancer terms
gestational trophoblastic neoplasia — (GTN) a group of neoplastic disorders that originate in the placenta, including the benign hydatidiform mole and the malignant chorioadenoma destruens and choriocarcinoma. Called also gestational trophoblastic disease and trophoblastic disease … Medical dictionary
trophoblastic disease — gestational trophoblastic neoplasia … Medical dictionary
Trophoblastic neoplasms — are neoplasms which derive from trophoblastic tissue.Examples include: * choriocarcinoma * hydatidiform moleee also* Gestational trophoblastic diseaseExternal links* … Wikipedia
Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… … Medical dictionary
GTD — gestational trophoblastic disease … Medical dictionary
GTD — • gestational trophoblastic disease … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Hydatidiform mole — Classification and external resources Histopathogic image of hydatidiform mole (complete type). H E stain. ICD 10 O … Wikipedia