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Year : 2018 | Month : July | Volume : 12 | Issue : 7 | Page : QD03 - QD05

A Perplexing Case of Cellular Leiomyoma with Excessive Myxoid Degeneration

Monika Anant, Kajal Sinha, Khusboo, Punam Bhadani

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India. 2. Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India. 3. Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India. 4. Additional Professor, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Monika Anant,
AIIMS-Patna, Phulwarisharif, Near Walmi, Patna-801507, Bihar, India.
E-mail: drmonika.anant@gmail.com

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Fibroid, Sarcoma, Uterine masses

How to cite this article :

Monika Anant, Kajal Sinha, Khusboo, Punam Bhadani. A PERPLEXING CASE OF CELLULAR LEIOMYOMA WITH EXCESSIVE MYXOID DEGENERATION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 July [cited: 2018 Jul 16 ]; 12:QD03-QD05. Available from
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DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/32549.11757

Date of Submission: Sep 16, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Dec 28, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 17, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2018

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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