When should hydatidiform mole or choriocarcinoma be considered in the differential diagnosis of eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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When preeclampsia occurs in the early second trimester (ie, 14-20 weeks' gestation), the diagnosis of hydatiform mole or choriocarcinoma should be considered.


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