A Rare Case of Cutaneous Metastasis of Postpartum Choriocarcinoma

Keimari Méndez, Yaniris Avellanet, Sharee Umpierre


Gestational trophoblastic disease has been reported to be responsive to chemotherapy, with a 90% cure rate. Several factors place patients at high risk of experiencing treatment failure with single agent chemotherapy. Choriocarcinoma following term pregnancy is very rare and associated with a poor prognosis and a mortality rate of 33-40%. We present a rare case of cutaneous metastasis of choriocarcinoma to the left third digit.


choriocarcinoma, post partum, cutaneous metastasis

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