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Degenerated fibroid uterus

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Lower abdominal pain and feeling pressure in the pelvis associated with urinary frequency.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

CT pelvis

CT through the pelvis demonstrates a large mass continuous with the uterus, which has central fluid density.  There is no free peritoneal fluid and the bladder is compressed and empty. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have a hysterectomy which confirmed the presence of a degenerative uterine fibroid. 

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Case information

rID: 17065
Published: 14th Mar 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Tag: uterus
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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