DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20161717

Unusual clinical presentation of rare case of vaginal leiomyoma: a case report

Ishrat Zuber, Purnima K. Nadkarni, Aditi A. Nadkarni, Akshay Nadkarni

Abstract


Primary vaginal leiomyoma are rare and usually arise from anterior vaginal wall, approximately 330 cases of vaginal fibroid reported in world literature. Vaginal myoma usually presented as discharge per vaginum, abnormal bleeding, pain lower abdomen, dyspareunia etc. We report a case of primary vaginal leiomyoma arising from lateral vaginal wall which is presented clinically as pain in hip joint and radiating to ipsilateral leg which is unusual clinical presentation creating diagnostic dilemma and because of rarity of the case.

Keywords


Leiomyoma, Myoma, Dyspareunia, MRI, Tumor

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