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VOLUME 16 , ISSUE 2 ( March-April, 2024 ) > List of Articles


Molar Pregnancy in a Quadruplet Conception Following IVF: A Case Report

Prerna K Gupta, Aishwarya P Agrawal, Agraj S Doshi, Madhuri A Mehendale, Meenal S Sarmalkar

Keywords : Case report, IVF, Molar pregnancy, Multifetal pregnancy

Citation Information : Gupta PK, Agrawal AP, Doshi AS, Mehendale MA, Sarmalkar MS. Molar Pregnancy in a Quadruplet Conception Following IVF: A Case Report. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2024; 16 (2):177-178.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2376

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-02-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Aim: This case report aims to discuss the management of quadruplet pregnancy complicated by one sac having molar pregnancy following IVF conception. Background: Molar pregnancy results from hydropic changes and proliferation of trophoblasts and may progress to trophoblastic malignancy. IVF on the other hand has emerged as a boon for infertile couples. In spite of these, the risk of vesicular mole is not completely eliminated. Case description: We report a rare case of 35 years old primigravida with quadruplet pregnancy with one sac having molar pregnancy following IVF conception. Suction and evacuation was done under USG guidance and the patient was followed with serial beta-HCG levels till it was in the normal range. Conclusion: In cases of untoward events such as molar following IVF elective termination needs to be done with regard to the potential maternal harm that comes across in due course of time. Clinical significance: It is important to follow embryo transfer guidelines in IVF with regular follow-up.

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