Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hydatidiform Mole Incidence

Facts about hydatidiform mole:

  • Hydatidiform moles occur in about 1 out of 1,500 pregnancies in the U.S.
  • Hydatidiform moles are much more common in Asia and the Far East.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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