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uterine choriocarcinoma

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Definition: Highly malignant tumor of germ cell origin, composed of neoplastic cytotrophoblastic and syncytiotrophoblastic cells. These cells, like their placental equivalents are highly invasive causing hemorrhage and necrosis of tissues into which they have spread.

Images

- Primarty uterine choriocarcinoma

Other localizations

- ovarian choriocarcinoma
- uterine choriocarcinoma
- metastasis of choriocarcinoma

See also

- choriocarcinoma