Choriocarcinoma is an uncommon but rapidly invasive and widely metastasizing tumour. Lung Is the commonest organ of spread, usually presenting as mild hemoptysis and chest pain in a patient with a recent miscarriage or known molar pregnancy. One such case of a 25 years old woman is reported who did not have any history of recent pregnancy or miscarriage and presented with a life-threatening massive hemoptysis. She responded well to therapy once the diagnosis of metastatic choriocarcinoma was established .
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2006|
- Beta human chorionic gonadotropin
- Massive hemoptysis