Large fibroid complicating pregnancy: a case report

Lingampalli Naga Saketha, Lopamudra B. John


Uterine fibroids are the most common benign tumors of the female reproductive system and are known to occur in 0.1-10.7% of pregnant women and incidence increases with increasing maternal age. Fibroids when present are associated with complications in 10-40% of pregnant patients like abdominal pain, spontaneous abortion, fetal malposition, placental abruption, premature rupture of membranes, cesarean deliveries, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm delivery and low birth weight infants.


Uterine fibroids, Benign tumor, Pregnancy

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