Chorioblastoma; Trophoblastic tumor; Chorioepithelioma; Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
A possible symptom is continued vaginal bleeding in a woman with a recent history of hydatidiform mole, abortion, or pregnancy.
Additional symptoms may include:
A pregnancy test will be positive even when you are not pregnant. Pregnancy hormone (HCG) levels will be persistently high.
A pelvic examination may reveal continued uterine swelling or a tumor.
Blood tests that may be done include:
Imaging tests that may be done include:
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