A rare inguinal mass: Round ligament leiomyoma.

@article{olak2013ARI,
  title={A rare inguinal mass: Round ligament leiomyoma.},
  author={Elif Çolak and Nuraydin Ozlem and Sadık Kesmer and Kadir Yildirim},
  journal={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={4 7},
  pages={577-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Leiomyoma of the round ligament is a rare condition and usually appears like an inguinal hernia. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a case of a 40 year-old women found to have an inguinal mass which it was finally diagnosed as leiomyoma. The patient was admitted to our hospital with a history of painless groin mass. The mass was thought to be irreducible inguinal hernia. Surgical exploration demonstrated a round ligament leiomyoma. DISCUSSION A smooth muscle tumor in the round… CONTINUE READING
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