Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) in mother and child: first report of PSTT in infancy.

@article{Monclair2002PlacentalST,
  title={Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) in mother and child: first report of PSTT in infancy.},
  author={Tom F Monclair and Vera Maria Abeler and Janne Kaern and Lisa Walaas and Bernward Zeller and Carsten Hilstr\om},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={187-91; discussion 192}
}
BACKGROUND To the authors' knowledge, placental site trophoblastic tumors occurring simultaneously in mother and infant have not previously been reported. PROCEDURE The clinicopathologic features of metastatic placental site trophoblastic tumor in a mother and her 4-month-old son are described. RESULTS The disease in the infant was aggressive, and he died in multiorgan failure within 5 weeks of hospital admission. Autopsy showed widespread metastases to liver, lungs, pleura, kidney… CONTINUE READING