Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : ED34 - ED35

Pure Uterine Lipoma: A Common Tumour at an Uncommon Site ED34-ED35

Pranav Pramod Patwardhan, Tejaswini Priyadarshan Waghmare, Annapurna Chandrashekhar Taware

Dr. Pranav Pramod Patwardhan,
502, Om Sai Shraddha Apt, Samata Nagar Road, Ramchandra Nagar, Thane-400604, Maharashtra, India.

Although lipomas are very common tumours, pure uterine lipomas are extremely rare. Their reported incidence is 0.03-0.2%. They commonly present with symptoms similar to that due to leiomyoma except that they occur in post menopausal elderly females. We report a case of 70-year-old elderly female, who presented with third degree uterovaginal descent. A total vaginal hysterectomy was done for her. The hysterectomy specimen showed presence of a well circumscribed uterine fundal lipoma. We report this case because of its rare occurrence in the uterine fundus.