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Choriocarcinoma (CC) is a malignant neoplasm of the trophoblastic tissue, with a potential to metastasise to distant organs. Limited case of gestational CC develops after a long latent period. We report a 52-year-old postmenopausal woman who developed metastatic choriocarcinoma presumably of gestational origin, 8 years after the last pregnancy and 2 years after the last menstrual period. The patient was brought to the emergency room of a tertiary care centre in Muscat, Oman, in 2022 and was diagnosed with CC metastatic to the brain, spleen, lung and the kidney. The β-human chorionic gonadotrophin level was found to be raised (1,292,867 mIU/mL). The International Federation of Gynecologic Oncology risk score was calculated to be 14 (very high risk). The patient was initially treated with whole-brain radiotherapy and splenic artery embolisation because of a hemoperitoneum. Afterwards the patient received systemic treatment using the standard EMA/CO regimen till complete serological remission.

Keywords: Choriocarcinoma; Postmenopause; Latency Period; Brain; Oman.

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Zribi, A., Al Mazroui, R., Sayani, R., & Burney, I. A. (2024). An Unusual Presentation of Choriocarcinoma in a Postmenopausal Woman: A case report. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 24(1), 135–138.

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