Molar pregnancy in a 60-year-old woman.

  title={Molar pregnancy in a 60-year-old woman.},
  author={Susan A. Davidson and Johanna Gottesfeld and Francisco G. La Rosa},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={56 1},
Molar pregnancy has not been reported in women past the age of 57 in the English literature. This report reviews a 60-year-old woman who presented with irregular bleeding and was diagnosed as having a complete hydatidiform mole. The patient underwent hysterectomy and had spontaneous return of her human chorionic gonadotropin levels to normal. Diagnosis in this age group depends on a high level of suspicion, and hysterectomy should be considered due to the high risk of postmolar gestational… CONTINUE READING