DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/2349-3259.ijct20150205

Dilemma in diagnosis of huge uterine fibroid: a case report

Meenakshi Chowdhury, Vineeta Gupta, Janmejai Prasad Sharma, Anurag Bijalwan

Abstract


In this modern era, radiological and pathological investigations have made the diagnosis of gynecological diseases easier and reliable. However, in rare instances, very large masses may mask the actual diagnosis and may be mimicked by some other abdomino-gynecological diseases as well. Here, we have presented such a case in which large fibroid was appreciated only during the laparotomy. Multidisciplinary team approach and anticipation of such differentials may be helpful in such scenario.

Keywords


Degenerated leiomyoma, Myomectomy, Mucinous cystadenoma

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