Malignant trophoblastic tumors with massive hemorrhage presenting as liver primary. A report of two cases.

Abstract

Two women, aged 29 and 27, presented with evidence of recent hemorrhage and large tumors of the liver. One tumor was successfully resected; the other patient died of blood loss. Both lesions were almost identical and were indistinguishable from choriocarcinoma. Both patients had markedly elevated serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels and positive… (More)

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@article{Heaton1986MalignantTT, title={Malignant trophoblastic tumors with massive hemorrhage presenting as liver primary. A report of two cases.}, author={Grace Heaton and Tim Matthews and William M Christopherson}, journal={The American journal of surgical pathology}, year={1986}, volume={10 5}, pages={342-7} }