Pelvic Leiomyosarcoma obstructing vaginal opening - Case report

Milan Terzic, Slavica Aksam, Jovan Bila, Sanja Maricic, Nebojsa Arsenovic

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Abstract

We present a 42-year-old female admitted for a 4 month history of increasing pelvic discomfort and pain. Clinical examination revealed a large tumor obstructing the vagina. Tumor markers (CA 125, CEA, AFP and CA 19-9), white blood cells and biochemical tests were all within the normal limits. Pelvic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging scan confrmed the presence of a large retroperitoneal/pelvic mass. The tumor was surgically excised and pathohistologically diagnosed as a well differentiated leiomyosarcoma, staged IB. Six years after surgery the patient is well and disease free.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalCentral European Journal of Medicine
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • MRI
  • Retroperitoneal
  • Surgery
  • Vagina

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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