An Unsuspected Case of a Cervical Degenerative Leiomyoma, from Mumbai, India  

Tanvi Vijay Tuteja , Bhatiyani Binti , G.M. Niyogi
K.J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, India
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International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 1   doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0001
Received: 25 Nov., 2014    Accepted: 17 Dec., 2014    Published: 30 Jan., 2015
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T.V. Tanvi et al., 2015, An Unsuspected Case of a Cervical Degenerative Leiomyoma, from Mumbai, India, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, Vol.5, No. 1 1-3 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0001)

Abstract

Fibroids being the most common benign tumors, present with symptoms depending on their location. Cervical fibroids rarely grow excessively causing pressure symptoms and mimick an ovarian pathology .Also they do cause surgical difficulty in order of their close approximation to bladder and rectum. We present a case of a huge degenerative cervical fibroid not only contributing to a surgical difficulty but also a challenging post operative period.

Keywords
Cervical fibroid; Clinical presentation of fibroid; Ischemic hepatitis; Shock marrow
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