International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017


De novo Growth of Pre-peritoneal Leiomyoma of the Abdominal Wall: A Diagnostic Challenge

Dr Dinesh M Gunasagar | Dr Ashutosh Sahewalla [2] | Dr Chatura K R


Abstract: Extrauterine or extraintestinal leiomyomas are extremely uncommon especially in the pre-peritoneal area or within the anterior abdominal wall muscles. There is paucity of reports of isolated de novo pre-peritoneal wall leiomyomas in the literature. We therefore report one such case of pre-peritoneal abdominal wall leiomyoma occurring in post menopausal woman aged 55 years with no history of prior abdominal operations.


Keywords: Abdominal wall tumour, Pre-peritoneal leiomyoma


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,


Pages: 1866 - 1868


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