A rare case report of gestational trophoblastic disease in peri menopausal women

Nagashree U., Wahida Suresh


Benign gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) generally occurs in reproductive age group women; but is extremely rare in peri and post-menopausal women. We report a case of molar pregnancy in a 48-year-old lady with complaints of bleeding per vaginum with severe pain abdomen. The intention was to highlight the need to include GTD as a possible cause of abnormal bleeding per vaginum in peri and post-menopausal women. So early diagnosis and management with proper follow up is possible. It stresses the need for early recognition to avoid high malignant sequelae.


Bleeding, Molar pregnancy, Magnetic resonance imaging

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