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Hydatidiform mole

Disease definition

A rare, benign gestational trophoblastic disease that develops during pregnancy and is characterized by the abnormal fertilization, trophoblastic proliferation, and abnormal or absent embryo development. Hydatidiform moles can be either complete or partial.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Molar pregnancy
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: O01.0  O01.1  O01.9
  • OMIM: 231090  614293
  • UMLS: C0020217
  • MeSH: D006828
  • GARD: 10263
  • MedDRA: 10020481

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