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Gestational Trophoblastic Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.955.416
C04.850.908.416
C12.050.703.720.949.416
Unique ID
D031901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031901
Scope Note
A group of diseases arising from pregnancy that are commonly associated with hyperplasia of trophoblasts (TROPHOBLAST) and markedly elevated human CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN. They include HYDATIDIFORM MOLE, invasive mole (HYDATIDIFORM MOLE, INVASIVE), placental-site trophoblastic tumor (TROPHOBLASTIC TUMOR, PLACENTAL SITE), and CHORIOCARCINOMA. These neoplasms have varying propensities for invasion and spread.
Entry Term(s)
Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia
Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms
Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Gestational
NLM Classification #
WP 465
Previous Indexing
Choriocarcinoma (1980-2002)
Hydatidiform Mole (1980-2002)
Trophoblastic Neoplasms (1980-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2012; see GESTATIONAL TROPHOBLASTIC NEOPLASMS 2003-2011
History Note
2012 (2003)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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