Epidemiology of hydatidiform mole during early gestation.

@article{Atrash1986EpidemiologyOH,
  title={Epidemiology of hydatidiform mole during early gestation.},
  author={Hani K. Atrash and Carol J. Hogue and DavidA. Grimes},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1986},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={
          906-9
        }
}
Different methodologic approaches have resulted in a wide variability in the reported incidence of hydatidiform mole in the United States. We studied the epidemiology of hydatidiform mole among 84,318 women obtaining legal abortions in the United States during the period 1975 to 1978. Our estimated rate of 7.5 hydatidiform moles per 10,000 pregnancies was similar to most reported rates for the United States. The rate was significantly higher for women 14 years or younger and those 45 years or… CONTINUE READING
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