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Iran J Radiol. 2011 Dec;8(4):249-52. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.4488. Epub 2011 Dec 25.

Dizygotic twin pregnancy with a complete hydatidiform mole and a coexisting viable fetus.

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Department of Endocrinology and Female Infertility, Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Arash Women's Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

Coexistence of a viable fetus with a hydatidiform mole is a rare condition and the diagnosis is very important because of the risk of developing severe complications in pregnancy. The management of these pregnancies is optional, although accurate and great care is required to find early signs of maternal or fetal complications.Hereby we report a case of dizygotic twin pregnancy with a complete mole and coexisting fetus that resulted in a live neonate.

KEYWORDS:

Hydatidiform Mole; Pregnancy Outcome; Twins

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