Placental site trophoblastic tumor unprecedented by conception: a very rare presentation


  • Sanjay Badesara Department of Surgical Oncology, Pt. BD Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana
  • Kiran Jakhar Department of Psychiatry, Government Institute of Medical Sciences, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh



Placental site trophoblastic tumor, Gestational trophoblastic tumor, Pregnancy


Placental site trophoblastic tumour is the rare variant of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia with incidence rate of approximately 1/100,000 of all pregnancies. Histologically it is characterized by intermediate trophoblastic cells with few syntical elements. The index report depict a 20 years old unmarried female with no history of conception presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding and mildly elevated serum β-HCG level. Multi-modality treatment was given and she had fair outcome.



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