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Table 1 Summary of the characteristics of the four cases

From: Intestinal metastasis from choriocarcinoma: a case series and literature review

  Age Symptom Time until last pregnancy hCG level before treatment (IU/mL) Hb level before treatment (g/L) Tumor markers before treatment (ug/L) Primary uterine lesion Metastatic lesion Treatment Outcome
Patient A 29 y melanorrhagia 5 years 17,660 107 CEA: 1.3
CA125: 31.9
Yes Small intestine, lung, liver Small bowel lesion resection and anastomosis, chemotherapy Alive
Patient B 46 y Vaginal bleeding, right lower abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting 15 years > 90,000 63 CA125: 46.6 Yes Colon, lung, liver Colon lesion resection and anastomosis, hysteroscopy, chemotherapy Died 22 months after diagnosis
Patient C 36 y melanorrhagia 11 months 112,477 79 CEA: 1.4
CA125: 79.9
Yes Small intestine, lung, liver, kidney, brain Small bowel lesion resection and anastomosis, chemotherapy Alive
Patient D 26 y melanorrhagia 51 days > 1,000,000 79 CEA: 11.96 No Small intestine, lung, liver Chemotherapy Alive