Peritoneal Dissemination Complicating Morcellation of Uterine Mesenchymal Neoplasms

  title={Peritoneal Dissemination Complicating Morcellation of Uterine Mesenchymal Neoplasms},
  author={Michael A. Seidman and Titilope Oduyebo and Michael G. Muto and Christopher P Crum and Marisa R. Nucci and Bradley J Quade},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Power morcellation has become a common technique for the minimally invasive resection of uterine leiomyomas. This technique is associated with dissemination of cellular material throughout the peritoneum. When morcellated uterine tumors are unexpectedly found to be leiomyosarcomas or tumors with atypical features (atypical leiomyoma, smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential), there may be significant clinical consequences. This study was undertaken to determine the… CONTINUE READING
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Diagnostic gynecologic and obstetric pathology. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier

  • CP Crum, MR Nucci, KR Lee
  • Volume 7 | Issue
  • 2011
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