Intravenous leiomyomatosis with intracardiac extension - a review of diagnosis and management with an illustrative case.

@article{Clay2013IntravenousLW,
  title={Intravenous leiomyomatosis with intracardiac extension - a review of diagnosis and management with an illustrative case.},
  author={Timothy D Clay and Jim Dimitriou and Orla M. McNally and Prudence Anne Russell and Andrew E. Newcomb and Andrew Michael Wilson},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          e44-52
        }
}
Intravenous leiomyomatosis with intracardiac extension is an uncommon pathologic progression of uterine leiomyomata. It is a histologically benign condition, however due to interfence with right sided cardiac function patients may present with marked cardiovascular compromise and present a diagnostic dilemma to clinicians who are unfamiliar with this condition. Given the rarity of this condition, experience in individual institutions is usually limited to a few cases. We present an illustrative… CONTINUE READING
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