A rare case of cystic degeneration of fibroid uterus with clinical dilemma

Authors

  • Richa Pal Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India
  • Niteen Ghorpade Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India
  • Shanmugapriya Mahendran Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20222325

Keywords:

Uterine fibroids, Cystic degeneration, Laparoscopic myomectomy

Abstract

Uterine fibroids are most common benign uterine neoplasm occurring in 20-30% of reproductive age. Generally, the sonographic appearance of leiomyomas is characteristic; however, they can undergo various kind of degenerations that can dramatically change their sonographic appearance and make the diagnosis quite challenging. We hereby describe a case report of 31-year-old women who presented with menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea and her imaging with an ultrasound revealed an uterine myoma that undergone cystic changes, mimicking myometrial cyst, adenomyosis, hematometra. Laparoscopic myomectomy was done and histopathological examination revealed cystic degeneration of fibroid.

Author Biographies

Richa Pal, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India

Fellow in Gynaecology Minimally Invasive Surgery

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Niteen Ghorpade, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India

Director and Senior Consultant,Laparoscopic Surgeon

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Shanmugapriya Mahendran, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inspiria Laparoscopy and IVF Research Centre, Rahata, Maharashtra, India

Fellow in Gynaecology Minimally Invasive Surgery

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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Published

2022-08-29

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Case Reports