DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF HYDATIDIFORM MOLE ACCORDING TO TYPE AND AGE AMONG PATIENTS IN WASIT PROVINCE, IRAQ
Keywords:Hydatidiform Mole, age, women, trophoblast cells, histopathology, Iraq
Introduction: Hydatidiform mole is the most common among gestational trophoblastic diseases in women, which characterized by abnormal gestation, and subdivide to complete and partial hydatidiform mole. It continues to be a significant problem among women, because of complete H mole has a tendency to be a malignant. The diagnosis of this disease is very important because it has the potential to be transformed into choriocarcinoma and to differentiate it to a complete or partial. Methods: In this study, data was collected from fifty-two patients selected randomly from Al-Karama Teaching Hospital and Al-Zahraa Teaching Hospital in Wasit Province. Specialized histopathologists examined the sections with haematoxylin and eosin (H & E) to confirm the diagnosis. Clinical information, clinical examination and histopathological parameter include type and age were obtained. The data collection period was from October 2018 to April 2019. Results: The descriptive data showed that forty-eight percent of patients have a complete hydatidiform mole (CHM) and fifty-two percent have a partial hydatidiform mole (PHM). Moreover, the same results demonstrated that the age group of patients between (14-21) and )22-29) years were more common than the other groups. Conclusion: The age group under 30 years is the most common hydatidiform mole infected and Partial hydatidiform mole was the most common type of hydatiform mole.
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