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Recurrent Molar in Five Consecutive Pregnancies – A Case Report

Authors Kumari S, Dhingra M, Ahmad SN, Singh A

Received 9 September 2019

Accepted for publication 20 February 2020

Published 9 March 2020 Volume 2020:12 Pages 171—174

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S230417

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Elie Al-Chaer


Snigdha Kumari,1 Mansi Dhingra,1 Syed Nawaz Ahmad,1 Anurag Singh2

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESI PGIMSR, New Delhi, India; 2Lucknow Cancer Institute, Lucknow, India

Correspondence: Mansi Dhingra
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESI PGIMSR, Basaidarapur, 11/369, Sunder Vihar, New Delhi 110087, India
Tel +91- 7838800900
Email drmansidhingra@gmail.com

Abstract: Recurrent molar pregnancy is very rare. In this case report, we highlight a case of a patient who experienced five recurrent molar pregnancies without an intervening normal pregnancy. A 22-year-old patient was admitted to our labour room with a fifth consecutive molar pregnancy. The patient underwent suction and evacuation and was followed up with serial serum human chorionic gonadotropin (beta-hCG) estimation. The patient did not require chemotherapy. Karyotype of the patient and her husband was normal. Nonetheless, the couple was counselled for adoption.

Keywords: hydatidiform mole, recurrent molar pregnancy, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia

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