Author | Susan A. Davidson, MD

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Does This Woman Have Gestational Trophoblastic Disease?

November 17, 2006

ByAli Akalin, MD, PhD|Susan A. Davidson, MD|Russell S. Vang, MD|Meenakshi Singh, MD

The review of the histology slides revealed predominantly decidual tissue with exaggerated placental site and a small focus of trophoblastic tissue composed of cytotrophoblast and syncytiotrophoblast with mild atypia (Figure 1). However, no necrosis or tissue invasion was identified. No villi were seen.