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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;52(5):592-596.
Published online May 1, 2009.
A case of hemoperitoneum to spontaneous perforation of uterine leiomyoma with huge cystic degeneration.
Mi Yeong Kim, Bo ra Park, Na Hye Lee, Yun Sook Kim, Seung Do Choi, Jae Gun Sunwoo, Dong han Bae
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Chunan Hospital, Chunan, Korea. drsook@schca.ac.kr
Abstract
Uterine leiomyoma is common benign tumor in reproductive age woman. And secondary degeneration of uterine leiomyoma can be occurred usually during midpregnancy and the puerperium. But, spontaneous perforation of uterine leiomyoma with cystic degeneration is very rare. We have experienced a case of spontaneous perforation of a huge cystic degenerative uterine leiomyoma associated with massive hemoperitoneum in a menopausal woman, and report it with a brief review of literature.
Key Words: Cystic degeneration of leiomyoma, Hemoperitoneum, Spontaneous perforation


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