Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata and subcutaneous myoma—a rare complication of laparoscopic myomectomy

@article{Thian2008LeiomyomatosisPD,
  title={Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata and subcutaneous myoma—a rare complication of laparoscopic myomectomy},
  author={Yee Liang Thian and Kok Hian Tan and Jin Wei Kwek and Jun-jie Wang and Bernard Su-Min Chern and Kwai Lam Yam},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={235-238}
}
We present a case of leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) after laparoscopic myomectomy with imaging features corroborating laparoscopic tract dissemination of the tumor. This would suggest a subset cases of LPD may be secondary to transcoelomic dissemination of a primary uterine leiomyoma rather than de novo peritoneal metaplasia. To our knowledge, this is the first case report of LPD and subcutaneous leiomyoma complicating laparoscopic surgery. The imaging features of LPD are… CONTINUE READING

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