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Two Unusual Presentations of Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia: Cutaneous Metastasis and a Large Solitary Lung Lesion

S. Mitra, Anjan Kumar Das, Ashis Majumdar, Debsubhra Mondal

Keywords : Cutaneous metastasis, Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma

Citation Information : Mitra S, Das AK, Majumdar A, Mondal D. Two Unusual Presentations of Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia: Cutaneous Metastasis and a Large Solitary Lung Lesion. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2022; 64 (4):303-306.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11007-0048

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 05-01-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Gestational trophoblastic tumors, an uncommon group of pregnancy-related neoplasms, should be considered in any premenopausal patient presenting with metastatic disease from an unknown primary. A raised hCG and exclusion of pregnancy are often the only requirement in this situation. Although a potentially curable condition, a late diagnosis and the extent of the metastatic disease often determine the prognosis. Here we describe two young women with metastatic GTN, the first presenting with a very unusual finger metastasis and the second with a rare large solitary lung lesion with brain metastasis.

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