Benign metastasizing leiomyoma responsive to megestrol: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Wentling2005BenignML,
  title={Benign metastasizing leiomyoma responsive to megestrol: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Grettel K. Wentling and Brice Sevin and Xochi J. Geiger and Mellena D. Bridges},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={
          1213-7
        }
}
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma (BML) is an unusual condition typically treated by surgical resection and hormonal therapy. A 37-year-old woman presented with dyspnea 6 years after uterine myomectomy. Computed tomographic scans showed pelvic and right-sided lung masses. Total abdominal hysterectomy and right salpingo-oophorectomy revealed only leiomyomas and benign ovarian cysts. Thoracotomy revealed multiple nodules consistent with leiomyomas. Estrogen and progesterone receptors on lung and… CONTINUE READING
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