Uterine leiomyoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Pelvic mass palpable on physical examination.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Coronal reformatting shows large uterine mass with regular borders and showing multiple coarse calcifications.

The same patient also had a large hepatic hemangioma in right lobe and partial right ureteral duplication.

Case Discussion

On CT study fibroids are usually of soft tissue density but may exhibit coarse peripheral or central calcification, as in this case. Enhancement pattern is variable. 

The patient underwent a hysterectomy and the diagnosis was confirmed on pathological examination.

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Case information

rID: 14013
Case created: 15th Jun 2011
Last edited: 5th Sep 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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