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Title: Hydropic leiomyoma-like ovarian tumor: a case report
Authors: Yamaguchi, Tomoko
Kyozuka, Hyo
Kochi, Yoshihiro
Ito, Fumihiro
Odajima, Hajime
Suzuki, Daisuke
Nomura, Yasuhisa
Source title: Fukushima Journal of Medical Science
Volume: 70
Issue: 2
Start page: 93
End page: 98
Issue Date: 2024
Abstract: Uterine leiomyomas, benign tumors common in reproductive-aged women, can display rare variants such as hydropic leiomyoma (HL), which exhibit unique histological features like zonal edema and increased vascularity. However, due to its rarity, comprehensive clinical knowledge about HL is limited. We report a case of a 49-year-old Japanese woman who was premenopausal and nulliparous, presenting with a two-year history of abdominal distension. An MRI scan revealed a 20 cm mass in the posterior part of the uterus, exhibiting characteristics suggestive of an ovarian tumor. During laparotomy, a cystic tumor connected with a swollen fibroid was found, and pathology confirmed HL. This case emphasizes that hydropic leiomyomas can mimic malignant tumors on ultrasonography due to their atypical features, necessitating additional evaluations using alternative imaging techniques or histopathological examinations for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. The patient recovered uneventfully, broadening our understanding of HL's clinical presentation.
Publisher: The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
Publisher (Alternative foam): 福島医学会
language: eng
URI: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/handle/123456789/2235
Full text URL: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/123456789/2235/1/FksmJMedSci_70_p93.pdf
ISSN: 0016-2590
2185-4610
DOI: 10.5387/fms.2023-22
PubMed ID: 38494733
Related Page: https://doi.org/10.5387/fms.2023-22
Rights: © 2024 The Fukushima Society of Medical Science. This article is licensed under a Creative Commons [Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International] license.
Rights: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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