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Table 3 Presenting complaints and subsequent management of molar pregnancies at BPKIHS, Nepal

From: Clinico-epidemiological profile of molar pregnancies in a tertiary care centre of Eastern Nepal: a retrospective review of medical records

Symptoms and management   Number (n = 204) Percentage (%)
Symptoms (multiple responses) Abnormal uterine bleeding 176 86.3 %
Lower Abdominal Pain 69 33.8 %
Hyperemesis 54 26.5 %
Passage of grape like cysts 24 11.8 %
Hemoptysis 14 06.9 %
Mass per abdomen 08 03.9 %
Shortness of breath 06 02.9 %
Fever 06 02.9 %
Nausea and Vomiting 03 01.5 %
Chest pain 02 01.0 %
Abdominal distension 01 0.5 %
Shock 01 0.5 %
No symptoms 28 13.7 %
Management methods Suction and Evacuation 183 89.8 %
Suction and Evacuation + Chemotherapy 12 5.8 %
Chemotherapy 5 2.4 %
Spontaneous abortion 1 0.5 %
Manual vacuum extraction 1 0.5 %
Suction and Evacuation + Manual Vacuum Extraction 1 0.5 %
Manual vacuum extraction + Chemotherapy 1 0.5 %