Calcified fibroids

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Palpable mass in the pelvis during clinical examination.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Modality: CT

Enlarged uterus with multilobulated contours due nodular masses with popcorn calcifications. 

Case Discussion

On CT study fibroids are usually of soft tissue density but may exhibit coarse peripheral or central calcification, as in this case. Enhancement pattern is variable. 

Presumptive diagnosis.

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Case Information

rID: 20306
Case created: 11th Nov 2012
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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