Anterior Abdominal Wall Leiomyoma Arising De Novo in a Fertile Women: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Cho2016AnteriorAW,
  title={Anterior Abdominal Wall Leiomyoma Arising De Novo in a Fertile Women: A Case Report},
  author={Je Young Cho and Ji Young Woo and Hye-Suk Hong and Ik Yang and Young Hwan Lee and Ji-Young Hwang and Han Myun Kim and Mi Kyung Shin},
  year={2016}
}
Leiomyomas are common benign tumors. They are present in about 20% of women of reproductive age (1). Large uterine fibroids are associated with infertility, menorrhagia, pain, and mass effects (2). The most common site of leiomyoma is the uterus, but they can be found in the broad ligaments, ovaries, and vagina (2, 3). Abdominal wall leiomyomas are rare, and likely result from seeding following the surgical resection of uterine leiomyomas, especially laparoscopic surgery (3, 4). We presented a… CONTINUE READING