Massive hemoperitoneum in case of large subserosal fibroid- a rare case report
Keywords:Fibroid, Haemoperitoneum, Sub serous, Superficial veins
Rupture of veins on the surface of uterine leiomyoma is an extremely uncommon gynaecological cause of haemoperitoneum. It is a life-threating emergency. In most cases, bleeding is a result of trauma or torsion. Here we report a case of massive intraperitoneal haemorrhage due to rupture of vessels on the surface of large sub-serous leiomyoma to stress on the fact that a differential diagnosis of rupture of surface vessels in a fibroid should be considered while dealing with a case of haemoperitoneum with pelvic masses
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