1887

n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Haemoperitoneum from spontaneous bleeding of a uterine leiomyoma : case report

USD

 

Abstract

Bleeding from a uterine leiomyoma is a rare cause of haemoperitoneum Spontaneous rupture of a superficial vein is extremely rare. Fewer than 100 cases have been reported. We report a case of a massive intraperitoneal bleed and hypovolaemia in a 40 year old woman known to have uterine leiomyomata. Hypovolaemic shock was due to bleeding from the superficial vessels of a leiomyoma and was treated by myomectomy.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/medog/16/4/EJC73272
2006-10-01
2016-12-07
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error