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Case 28 - A 34-Year-Old G2P1 Woman with Elevated β-hCG (>250 000 mIU/mL) and Concern for Molar Gestation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A healthy 34-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1001, last menstrual period (LMP) approximately nine weeks ago presents with vaginal spotting. She reports nausea and vomiting for three weeks. Her menstrual cycles are normal in length, and she is sure of her LMP. She reports a history of a normal pregnancy that resulted in an uncomplicated spontaneous vaginal delivery two years ago. She has no relevant past medical or surgical history. She is currently taking prenatal vitamins and has no known drug allergies.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 82 - 84
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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