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Summary of Choriocarcinoma
Choriocarcinoma is a malignant, trophoblastic cancer, usually of the placenta. It is also classified as a germ cell tumor and may arise in the testis or ovary. Choriocarcinomas contain disordered syncytiotrophoblastic and cytotrophoblastic elements that increase blood levels of beta-human chorionic gonadotropin. Choriocarcinoma is characterized by hematogenous metastases to the lungs and brain.




Reproductive system

Male and female reproductive system disorders
Male reproductive system disorders
Female reproductive system disorders
Reproductive system pathology review