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Gestational Choriocarcinoma of uterus with vaginal metastasis

Author(s): Vidyadhar B Bangal | Kunaal K. Shinde | Satyajit P. Gavhane | Rashmi K. Singh

Journal: International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research
ISSN 2229-3809

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 137;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Choriocarcinoma | EMACO regime | vaginal metastasis

Choriocarcinoma is a highly malignant tumour that arrise from trophoblastic tissue. It metastsize rapidly to vital organs including lungs and brain. It shows very good response to appropriately chosen chemotherapeutic regimen. A case of gestational choriocarcinoma with vaginal metastasis is reported. She responded very well to EMACO regime. Considering poor compliance for long term follow up, hysterectomy was done after 3 cycles of chemotherapy. She was disease free during three years of follow up.

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