Acta Medica Iranica 2015. 53(4):246-249.

A giant subserosal uterine leiomyoma mimicking an abdominal mass: multimodal imaging data.
Tugce Ozlem Kalayci, Ayşe Nur Akatlı, Fitnet Sönmezgöz, Emine Türkmen Şamdancı


Giant uterine leiomyomas are extremely rare neoplasms and are challenging both diagnostically and therapeutically. A 49-year-old premenopausal female presented at our Department complaining of abdominal pain and distention for several years. Ultrasound (US), color Doppler US, abdominal computed tomography imaging after administration of contrast material, and abdominal magnetic resonance imaging were performed. Histopathologic examination revealed a pedunculated subserosal uterine leiomyoma. In this case report, we present abdominopelvic multimodal radiologic imaging findings of our patient with a giant subserosal uterine leiomyoma, in conjunction with histopathological findings.


Giant uterine leiomyoma; Ultrasonography; Computed tomography; Magnetic resonance

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