Large uterine leiomyoma

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


A 40-year old female presented with abdominal discomfort and lump in hypogastric region.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

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The specimen consist of a huge mass with very firm consitensy,creamy-white color in cut surface in association with whorled pattern measering 35x20x25cm.


Multiple standard H&E stained slides revealed a smooth muscle fibers prolifration in fasicular and whorled pattern .
No nuclear atypia ,no coagulative tumor cell necrosis and no increased mitotic rate was found(100x).Detailes of benign smooth muscle prolifration with spindle shaped nuclei.No pleomorphism was seen.(40x)

Case Discussion

Pathology proven leiomyoma

Case is from Dr MOHAMMAD HOSEIN DAGHIGHI- Professor, Department of radiology at Tabriz University of Medical Science

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Case information

rID: 20686
Published: 7th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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