DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20160420

An unusual presentation of degenerating fibroid

Neha V. Bhave, P. K. Shah, Hemangi Chaudhari

Abstract


Degeneration in a fibroid is seen when the blood supply falls inadequate to support the center of fibroid. Usually degeneration in a fibroid requires a symptomatic medical management. This is a case report of a degenerating fibroid that uncommonly presented in postpartum period as a retroperitoneal abscess requiring exploratory laparotomy.

Keywords


Fibroid, Degeneration, Retroperitoneal abscess, Exploratory laparotomy

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