Leiomyoma of the urinary bladder

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert

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48-year old women with aspecific abdominal complaints. The GP was thinking about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and referred patient for ultrasound examination. Based upon the US findings the patient was referred to the urologist who performed a cystoscopy.

Modality: Ultrasound

A well-delineated homogeneously hypointense ovoid lesion is demonstrated in the bladder wall. A thin echoic layer is covering the lesion, suggesting a submucosal location.

Modality: MRI

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Case Discussion

Urinary bladder leiomyoma, at first missed by the urologist at cystoscopy due to the submucosal location.

Leiomyoma of the urinary bladder

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Case Information

rID: 11052
Case created: 12th Oct 2010
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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