Uterine fibroids (calcified)

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Several rounded masses in the myometrium, some of them are popcorn calcified fibroids. Distortion of the endometrial cavity and contour deformity of the uterus caused by other smaller fibroids.

Case Discussion

Uterine fibroids are leiomyomas, benign tumors of smooth muscle origin and occur in between 20-50% of women over 30 years of age.

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Case information

rID: 22853
Published: 28th Apr 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
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