Non gestational choriocarcinoma

Dr Jeremy Jones and Radswiki et al.

Non-gestational choriocarcinoma is choriocarcinoma occurring in the absence of a preceding gestation.  As opposed to a gestational choriocarcinoma, this is a much rarer situation.

Pathology

In women they often tend to occur in ovary. Most ovarian non-gestational choriocarcinomas occur in mixed form with teratoma, endodermal sinus tumour, embryonal carcinoma or dysgerminoma components. Very rarely it can occur as a pure primary ovarian choriocarcinoma. In men in can occur as a testicular choriocarcinoma.

Other reported much rarer sites include

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rID: 15211
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Non-gestational choriocarcinomas
  • Non gestational choriocarcinomas
  • Non-gestational choriocarcinoma

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