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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;52(8):872-876.
Published online August 1, 2009.
A case of leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata arising after laparoscopic myomectomy.
Jin Young Park, Kyoung Mi Lee, Tae Wook Kong, Kylie Hae Jin Chang, Hee Jae Joo, Suk Joon Chang, Hee Sug Ryu
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ajou Univesity School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea. drchang@ajou.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, Ajou Univesity School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.
Abstract
Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) is rare, typically benign condition characterized by multiple smooth muscle, myofibroblasticand fibroblastic nodules arising in the pelvic and abdominal cavities in women. LPD is observed in reproductive age group especially and often mimics carcinomatosis grossly but has benign histologic feature and good prognosis. We report a case of leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata arising after laparoscopic myomectomy with review of literature.
Key Words: Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminate, Laparoscopic myomectomy


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