Rare gynaecological emergency: massive intraperitoneal haemorrhage from spontaneous rupture of a superficial vessel on a large leiomyoma.

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Uterine leiomyomas rarely present as gynaecological emergencies. We report a case of a 29-year-old nulliparous woman, with a negative pregnancy test, who presented with collapse and an admission haemoglobin count of 68 g/L. Urgent CT of the abdomen revealed a 14 × 19 × 10 cm uterine fibroid and intraperitoneal free fluid. Emergency laparotomy confirmed… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2015-212576

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@article{Gulati2016RareGE, title={Rare gynaecological emergency: massive intraperitoneal haemorrhage from spontaneous rupture of a superficial vessel on a large leiomyoma.}, author={Nidhi K Gulati and Srimathy Raman and Maheshwari Srinivasan and Shagaf H Bakour}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2016}, volume={2016} }