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Choriocarcinoma

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.

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Reproductive system

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