Twin Gestation Consisting of Hydatidiform Mole and a Live Fetus: A Case Report

  • OI Oyinloye
  • AY Abdulkadir
Keywords: Hydatidiform Mole, Single Fetus, Twin Gestation, Ultrasonography

Abstract

Twin gestation consisting of hydatidiform mole and a live fetus is a rare entity. A 22-year-old gravida 2 para 1+0, 1 alive patient presented with 14 weeks amenorrhoea and vaginal bleeding. Ultrasonography revealed hydatidiform mole and a viable fetus. She had suction curettage at 16weeks gestational age because of heavy vaginal bleeding. Histology confirmed benign hydatidiform mole. Urinary HCG level declined progressively and was negative by 4 weeks post-evacuation. Eight months after, she was 20 weeks gravid. She had uneventful pregnancy, labour and delivery of a baby boy. The baby (now a year old) and the mother remain well.
Published
2013-01-31
Section
Articles

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