Fibroid uterus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Abdominal distension, ? abdominal mass

Patient Data

Age: 42
Gender: Female

Oral barium and no IV contrast as patient has an iodine allergy

Modality: CT

Huge bilobed pelvic mass with minor calcification in continuity with the uterus

Case Discussion

Huge bilobed uterine fibroid

Fibroids (leiomyomas) of the uterus can reach huge sizes as they are slow growing.  Key to diagnosis is continuity with the uterus as well as the heterogeneity of density and calcification.

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Case Information

rID: 16961
Case created: 4th Mar 2012
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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