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Hydatidiform Mole: Sensitivity and Specificity

Introduction: Hydatidiform mole is a benign neoplasm of trophoblastic tissue. It is thought to occur when a sperm fertilizes an empty egg.

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Population / CalculatorPrevalence Comments / Study / Link
All pregnancies 0.1% UpToDate
Pregnancies in women with previous molar pregnancy 1% UpToDate
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Poorly Diagnostic Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Transvaginal US Edit 44%74%

misdiagnosis usually from attributing symptoms to missed or incomplete abortion

Study: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jan;27(1):56-60. PMID 16273594