Calcified uterine fibroid

Case contributed by Jonathan Lin


60 year old female with one week history of right upper quadrant abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

6 cm sized popcorn calcification in the right pelvis is characteristic of a calcified fibroid.


6 cm sized calcified fibroid with popcorn calcification confirmed in the uterus.

Case Discussion

This is a 60 year old female who presented with right upper abdominal pain and tenderness for one week. X-ray revealed a uterine fibroid with popcorn calcification. CT was done for further evaluation which discovered 3 cm indeterminate liver mass (not shown here),. The calcified uterine fibroid with popcorn calcification was confirmed.



This case was submitted with supervision and input from:

Soni C. Chawla, M.D.                                                                                                
Associate Professor                                       
Department of Radiological Sciences                      
David Geffen School of medicine at UCLA               
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

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Case information

rID: 56077
Published: 12th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: OVMC

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