Complete Hydatiform Mole Revealed by a Severe Preeclampsia on Added in a 39-Year-Old Pregnant: Report of a Case Followed in Kisangani (DRC) and Review of the Literature

J. D. Bosenge Nguma, O. N. Labama, A. J. Nadi, O. A. Modia, B. G. Katenga, L. E. Komanda
2018 Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology  
The classic picture of a hydatiform mole is made of recurrent metrorrhagia, exaggeration of sympathetic signs, increase of uterine volume compared to gestational age and marked elevation of serum β-hCG. The occurrence of preeclampsia is less common and its mechanism is less well known. In this case, the authors report an atypical presentation of the complete hydatiform mole alarmed by chronic hypertension with preeclampsia added to a pregnant woman of 39 years. The management involved stopping
more » ... he pregnancy and normalization of the blood pressure figures was spectacular after uterine aspiration.
doi:10.4236/ojog.2018.85057 fatcat:6asjkdsykverbko2jwe5rngqwq