Routine Histology of Evacuated FOC: Necessity or Ritual?

  • H KHALIL
  • A KHALIL
  • M SHAHID
Keywords: Histology, product of conception

Abstract

We being health care providers are accustomed to many routine practices without assessing their importance. Tissue from evacuation of product of conception is studied histologically as per routine, Of 1320 women studied; 92.79% confirmed POC; 7.8% showed decidua; 0.22% (05) had molar changes, well recognized before evacuation; and 03 (0.14%) were reported as partial mole. There did not appear to be any benefit from the routine histological examination.  
Published
2018-02-03
Section
Articles