TITLE

A giant extra-uterine fibroma originating from an utero-ovarian ligament initially diagnosed as an ovarian tumour

AUTHOR(S)
YOLDEMİR, Tevfık; ATASAYAN, Kemal; ERASLAN, Alper
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Marmara Medical Journal;May2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A 44-year-old virgin with abdominal mass and anemia was admitted to our hospital. The patient complained of constipation and a palpable mass in the abdomen for about 4 years. On transabdominal ultrasonography, a giant, complex, solid, lobulated mass 152x142x81mm in size was observed. Exploratory laparotomy was performed. There was a giant, multiple lobulated irregular-shaped solid mass occupying the whole abdomen, reaching the xiphioid and infiltrating the omentum. The size of the mass arising from the left utero-ovarian ligament was approximately 30x15cm. The histopathologic report confirmed the diagnosis of leiomyoma with myxoid degeneration.
ACCESSION #
97326973

 

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