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A Rare Manifestation of Giant Chorangioma with Brain Disorder

Guramrit Kaur, Neethika Raghuwanshi

Keywords : Case report, Chorangioma, Hypoplasia, Placenta, Polyhydramnios, Preterm labor, Sigmoid sinus, Transverse sinus, Tumor

Citation Information : Kaur G, Raghuwanshi N. A Rare Manifestation of Giant Chorangioma with Brain Disorder. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2024; 16 (3):325-329.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2421

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-04-2024

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


Background: Chorangioma are benign vascular tumors of the placenta that are nontrophoblastic in nature. The clinical importance of these tumors correlates with their size, with chorangioma larger than 4 cm being linked to complications for both the mother and the fetus. Case description: We present a rare case of 20-year-old primigravida female patient who presented to us at 35 weeks of gestation with a positive sickling test history and pain in the abdomen. Ultrasound showed a single live fetus with polyhydramnios, and a distinct hypoechoic lesion adjacent to the umbilical cord insertion site along the subchorionic plane of the placenta, suggestive of a chorangioma. Histopathological examination confirmed the placental chorangioma. The uniqueness of this case report lies in the presence of a hypoplastic left transverse sinus and sigmoid sinus following delivery without any fetal complications. However, such accidental diagnoses may cause a lot of complications during and after childbirth. Conclusion: It is crucial to implement routine and timely antenatal care to detect and manage potential complications effectively.

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