Calcified fibroid

Case contributed by Dr Subhan Iqbal


Lower abdominal pain and backache

Patient Data

Age: 40 year
Gender: Female

Single calcified mass with popcorn like calcification seen over the left hemipelvis, representing a calcified uterine leiomyoma.

Case Discussion

Concomitant ultrasound was also conducted (images are not shown) that ascertains uterine leiomyoma. Leiomyomas are usually recognized as soft tissue density lesions and may demonstrate coarse peripheral or central popcorn calcifications. They may distorts smooth uterine contour.

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Case information

rID: 79280
Published: 23rd Jun 2020
Last edited: 27th Oct 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dr ziauddin university hospital karachi

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