Diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim



Patient Data

Age: 40-year-old
Gender: Female

Enlarged uterus showing multiple innumerable submucosal, interstitial and subserous fibroids, with innumerable small fibroids blend together and totally replace the uterine parenchyma.

Umbilical hernia containing fat.

Case Discussion

Diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis: multiple innumerable small leiomyomas whcil blend together replacing most of the uterine parenchyma and causing diffuse uterine enlargement. 

All reported cases necessitate hysterectomy as hormonal treatments have not proved helpful. 

Special thanks to Dr Ayman Al Basmy, MD, Kasr Al Ainy medical school, Egypt

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Case information

rID: 46524
Published: 21st Jan 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Gynaecology
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