Emergency laparoscopic myomectomy in a rare case of hemoperitoneum from uterine leiomyoma


  • Kavitha Yogini D. Department of Endogynecology, GEM hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Vishnu Priya G. Department of Endogynecology, GEM hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sai Dharshini Department of Endogynecology, GEM hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Vijayalakshmi Department of Endogynecology, GEM hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India




Gynaecological emergencies, Hemoperitoneum, Laparoscopy, Emergency myomectomy


The most common benign tumour in reproductive age group –uterine leiomyoma can rarely present with bleeding into the peritoneal cavity leading to hemodynamic instability. A 36-year parous woman presented with acute abdomen and hypovolemic shock. Pregnancy test reported to be negative. Emergency laparoscopy was done and detected to have a surface bleeder and emergency laparoscopic myomectomy done.


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