invasive hydatidiform mole

A type of cancer that grows into the muscular wall of the uterus. It is formed after conception (fertilization of an egg by a sperm). It may spread to other parts of the body, such as the vagina, vulva, and lung. Also called chorioadenoma destruens.

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  • Hydatidiform mole — Classification and external resources Histopathogic image of hydatidiform mole (complete type). H E stain. ICD 10 O …   Wikipedia

  • hydatidiform mole — A slow growing tumor 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. A hydatidiform mole contains many cysts (sacs of fluid). It is… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Mole hydatiforme — Môle hydatiforme Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mole. Môle hydatiforme CIM 10 : O01, D39.2 La môle hydatiforme est une anomalie rare de la grossesse, définie par la prolifération kystique des villosités choriales associée à une dégénérescence… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Môle (médecine) — Môle hydatiforme Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mole. Môle hydatiforme CIM 10 : O01, D39.2 La môle hydatiforme est une anomalie rare de la grossesse, définie par la prolifération kystique des villosités choriales associée à une dégénérescence… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mole — 1. A pigmented spot on the skin (nevus). 2. A mass within the uterus (womb) formed by partly developed products of conception. * * * 1. SYN: nevus (2). 2. SYN: nevus pigmentosus. [A.S. mael (L. macula), a spot] 3. An intrauterine mass formed by… …   Medical dictionary

  • Môle hydatiforme — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mole. Classification internationale des maladies CIM 10 : O01, D39.2 La môle hydatiforme est une anomalie rare de la grossesse, définie par la prolifération kystique des villosités choriales associée à une d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chorioadenoma destruens — is a type of cancer that grows into the muscular wall of the uterus. It is formed after conception (fertilization of an egg by a sperm). It may spread to other parts of the body, such as the vagina, vulva, and lung. Also called invasive… …   Wikipedia

  • chorioadenoma destruens — A type of cancer that grows into the muscular wall of the uterus. It is formed after conception (fertilization of an egg by a sperm). It may spread to other parts of the body, such as the vagina, vulva, and lung. Also called invasive hydatidiform …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …   Universalium

  • Choriocarcinoma — A highly malignant tumor that arises from trophoblastic cells within the uterus. Choriocarcinoma tends to be invasive and to metastasize early and widely through both the venous and lymphatic systems. Choriocarcinoma is one of the two types of… …   Medical dictionary

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