Gestational trophoblastic disease: An overview

  • LC Snyman
Keywords: gestational trophoblastic neoplasia

Abstract

Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) represents a group of tumours arising from the trophoblastic tissue of the placenta. It comprises a spectrum of clinical entities ranging from non invasive molar pregnancy, to metastatic gestational trophoblastic neoplasm, and can follow any type of pregnancy.

Author Biography

LC Snyman
MBChB, MPraxMed, FCOG (SA), MMed (O&G)
Gynaecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria
Section
Review Articles