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Eur J Surg Oncol. 1995 Oct;21(5):579-80.

Choriocarcinoma metastatic to the maxillary gingiva.

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Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medicine School of Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey.


A rare metastatic lesion from a gestational trophoblastic neoplasm is presented in a 26-year-old woman. The first symptom and sign was mild pain and a mass in the gingiva. The diagnosis was established by gingival biopsy. The patient was treated with 6 courses of methotrexate, actinomycin D and cyclophosphamide (MAC) and has no evidence of disease 2 years after completion of therapy.

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