A 46-year-old member asked:
Does a molar pregnancy result from an inherited defect?
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Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
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Medical Oncology 34 years experience
No: It is an accidental condition that sometimes occurs during early pregnancy.
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Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Molar pregnancy: Molar pregnancy is not a traditionally inherited disorder. A partial mole develops at either at conception (2 sperm fertilize 1 egg) or immediately after conception (1 sperm enters an egg and duplicates). A complete mole forms similarly but with an empty egg.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2017
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