Gestational trophoblastic disease presenting as a large metastasis to the finger

David J. Hetzel, George J. Olt, Joel I. Sorosky, Rodrigue Mortel, Kishor Singapuri, Edward S. Podczaski

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Cutaneous metastases of gestational trophoblastic disease are extremely uncommon. A patient with metastatic, poor prognosis disease and a large metastatic lesion on her left fifth digit is presented. The clinical course and complete response to EMACO chemotherapy are outlined. The presence of metastatic disease in a reproductive-age woman requires consideration of gestational trophoblastic disease in the differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-126
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic Oncology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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