Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia:  In a Tertiary Care Hospital

Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia:  In a Tertiary Care Hospital

Gestational trophoblastic disease constitutes a spectrum of tumors and tumor like conditions characterized by proliferation of placental tissue, either villous or trophoblastic. The study was conducted in the Department of Pathology, Goa Medical College, as a retrospective study. A total of 24 cases were studied over a period from January 2014 to March 2017. The parameters which were studied included age group, obstetric history, beta-hCG values and histopathological types. Of the 24 cases, 87% were in the age group of 20-35 years. The spectrum of disorders that were studied comprised of 79% of complete mole, 8% partial mole, 1 case of placental site trophoblastic tumor and 1 case of choriocarcinoma.
The present study was undertaken with the aim:
1) To find out which was the most commonly occurring GTD in Goa.
2) To find out which was the most common age group for the occurrence of GTD.