Thursday, October 15, 2015
This 40 year old woman presented with severe nausea and vomiting. She also notes pelvic discomfort and vaginal bleeding the color of "prune juice." Her heart rate is 104, blood pressure is 152/91. She has a mild tremor. Her urine dipstick shows 1+ protein. Her hCG is quite elevated. Her TSH is low.
Challenge: What is this disease, first described by Hippocrates in 400BC?