Document Type : Case Report

Authors

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Placental site trophoblastic tumor is a subtype of gestational trophoblastic neoplasm with unpredictable clinical behavior. Cytoreductive surgery is the cornerstone of treatment. The aim of this article is to present a case with an unusual site of metastases of placental site trophoblastic tumor. A 35-year-old woman was referred to the academic center of GTN as a persistent case gestational trophoblastic neoplasm for standard treatment. Based on pancreatic metastases in the patient’s work-up, she underwent cytoreductive surgery that resulted in significant improvement in her condition. Proper surgical approach of placental site trophoblastic tumor has a major role in the remission of this disease.

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