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Trophoblastic Neoplasms

"Trophoblastic Neoplasms" 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.

Trophoblastic growth, which may be gestational or nongestational in origin. Trophoblastic neoplasia resulting from pregnancy is often described as gestational trophoblastic disease to distinguish it from germ cell tumors which frequently show trophoblastic elements, and from the trophoblastic differentiation which sometimes occurs in a wide variety of epithelial cancers. Gestational trophoblastic growth has several forms, including HYDATIDIFORM MOLE and CHORIOCARCINOMA. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1691)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Trophoblastic Neoplasms" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Trophoblastic Neoplasms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 38 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1991
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