What is the most common classic symptom of a complete hydatidiform mole?

Updated: Feb 16, 2018
  • Author: Lisa E Moore, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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The most common classic symptom of a complete mole is vaginal bleeding. Molar tissue separates from the decidua, causing bleeding. The uterus may become distended by large amounts of blood, and dark fluid may leak into the vagina. This symptom occurs in 50% of cases.


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