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

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2018 | Month : July | Volume : 12 | Issue : 7 | Page : QD03 - QD05

A Perplexing Case of Cellular Leiomyoma with Excessive Myxoid Degeneration QD03-QD05

Monika Anant, Kajal Sinha, Khusboo, Punam Bhadani

Dr. Monika Anant,
AIIMS-Patna, Phulwarisharif, Near Walmi, Patna-801507, Bihar, India.

Uterine leiomyomas are the most common benign lesions of the uterus. This commonest tumour can vary in sizes, locations, degenerations and presentation. In most cases, they are easy to diagnose clinically with help of imaging. We present a case of a fibroid with excessive myxoid degeneration where the preoperative diagnosis was haemangio/angiosarcoma. However, cellular leiomyomas are a variant of leiomyoma with more cellular component. Myxoid degeneration in leiomyoma is uncommon and has to be differentiated from leiomyosarcoma. Histopathology is confirmatory in arriving at a diagnosis.