Parasitic leiomyomas: a systematic review.

  title={Parasitic leiomyomas: a systematic review.},
  author={I{\~n}aki Lete and Janire Gonz{\'a}lez and Lorea Ugarte and Nagore Barbadillo and Oihane Lapuente and Javier {\'A}lvarez-Sala},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
BACKGROUND Parasitic leiomyomas were first described as early as 1909 but are a rare condition. In recent years, due to the rise of laparoscopic surgery and power morcellation, several cases of parasitic leiomyomas associated with this surgical procedure have been reported. METHODS A literature search was performed using PubMed, Embase and Google Scholar with the following combination of keywords: leiomyoma OR uterine neoplasms OR uterine myomectomy OR laparoscopy OR hysterectomy OR… CONTINUE READING
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