Leiomyoma of uterus

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

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Vaginal bleeding

Patient Data

Age: 45 y
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

isoechoeic well defined mass in the uterus. 

Case Discussion

There are 3 types of leiomyomas: subserosal, submucosal and intramural.

An intramural uterine leiomyoma is most common type of uterine leiomyoma in terms of location. Differential diagnosis: tubo-ovarian masses.

Some myomas may contian central cystic areas or calcifications .

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Case information

rID: 17481
Case created: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
Tag: myoma
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