Recurrent molar pregnancy: report of a case with seven consecutive hydatidiform moles

Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2001;52(3):215-6. doi: 10.1159/000052977.

Abstract

A case of seven consecutive hydatidiform moles is presented. All of her pregnancies revealed a molar pregnancy, 4 of which were demonstrated histopathologically. In the context of this study, the potential risk for malignant transformation and the obstetric outcome are highlighted. The literature regarding recurrent molar pregnancies is reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydatidiform Mole / pathology*
  • Hydatidiform Mole / therapy
  • Leucovorin / therapeutic use
  • Methotrexate / therapeutic use
  • Pregnancy
  • Risk Factors
  • Uterine Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Uterine Neoplasms / therapy

Substances

  • Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
  • Leucovorin
  • Methotrexate