Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata complicated by sarcomatous transformation and ovarian torsion: presentation of two cases and review of the literature

@article{Fulcher1998LeiomyomatosisPD,
  title={Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata complicated by sarcomatous transformation and ovarian torsion: presentation of two cases and review of the literature},
  author={Ann Simpson Fulcher and Richard A Szucs},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={1998},
  volume={23},
  pages={640-644}
}
Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) is a rare disorder usually discovered incidentally in women of child-bearing age and is characterized by multiple subperitoneal smooth muscle nodules. Case reports of two patients with complications related to LPD and a review of the literature are presented. In one case, the patient carried the diagnosis of LPD for 11 years and experienced sarcomatous transformation; this is the first report of the magnetic resonance appearance of this entity. In… CONTINUE READING

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