Early manifestation of choriocarcinoma

By | April 13, 2012

Choriocarcinoma is a highly malignant neoplasms, it and the self-etching mole (malignant mole), are both from the embryonic trophoblast cells. Extremely damaging, very early spread through the bloodstream, extensive transfer of a big threat to women's lives, the mortality rate is very high. Choriocarcinoma choriocarcinoma is divided into primary (non-gestational) and secondary choriocarcinoma (gestational choriocarcinoma) categories. The former is extremely rare, occurred in the testes of adolescents and ovarian parts: the latter mainly in women of childbearing age, a few occur in postmenopausal women.
Common symptoms of choriocarcinoma are:
One by one in the post-partum bleeding after abortion, especially in the mole are irregular vaginal bleeding after curettage, and how much uncertainty.
False pregnancy symptoms nipple increased one hundred eleven reproductive tract soft, urine pregnancy test was positive.
One by one from time to time in the next lower abdomen, abdominal mass can feel the uterus and uterine mass increases.
Abdominal pain, sometimes one by one with lower abdominal pain can also be worn due to uterine cancer and suddenly play abdominal pain. Because blood pressure can cause more bleeding, weak pulse, pale, shock.
Metastasis was – (1) lung metastases: The most common metastatic sites due to different, can produce different symptoms. May have a cough, bloody sputum or repeated hemoptysis, chest pain, chest tightness, shortness of breath when acute pulmonary embolism, fat choke, respiratory and circulatory failure, chest X-ray shows cotton wool or nodular shadows. (2) transfer of the vagina: the vagina and the vaginal mucosal surface can be seen protruding from the soft and suddenly the mass, 4 cm in diameter ranging from 0.5 —, purple, blue, such as broken can be bleeding, and even fatal. (3) brain metastases: After more than secondary to lung metastasis, is the major cause of death. Can be expressed as aphasia, blindness, headache, nausea, vomiting, paralysis, pumping broadcast, and coma. (4) gastrointestinal liver metastasis: a small but not bleeding metastases who were clinically not easily found, if the bleeding can be symptoms of a corresponding organ.
Early manifestation of choriocarcinoma, blood and urine human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) level is high. This is a diagnostic marker and therapeutic monitoring of an important symbol.

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