Gestational choriocarcinoma is a rare neoplasm of pregnancy that is often undiagnosed until the advanced stage manifests with metastatic complications. Herein, we present a case of a 22-year-old young woman with metastatic gestational choriocarcinoma with unidentified primary origin, who presented with haemoptysis as a chief problem in her third trimester. The case emphasises on the rarity of this neoplasm in a viable pregnancy. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is the key for good maternal and fetal prognosis.
- obstetrics and gynaecology
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Contributors BB and NZ: contributed equally to the draft and data collection of the manuscript. SK and RY: helped in revising the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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