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Choriocarcinoma

"Choriocarcinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant metastatic form of trophoblastic tumors. Unlike the HYDATIDIFORM MOLE, choriocarcinoma contains no CHORIONIC VILLI but rather sheets of undifferentiated cytotrophoblasts and syncytiotrophoblasts (TROPHOBLASTS). It is characterized by the large amounts of CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN produced. Tissue origins can be determined by DNA analyses: placental (fetal) origin or non-placental origin (CHORIOCARCINOMA, NON-GESTATIONAL).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Choriocarcinoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Choriocarcinoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 51 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1994
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