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n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata - a case report and literature review : case report

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Extracted from text ... Obstetrics & Gynaecology Forum ? October 2006 127 CASE REPORT O&G Forum 2006;16:127-130 Correspondence: Dr Noluyolo Sigcu yolo@telkom.sa.net Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata - a case report and literature review N Sigcu Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa Introduction Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) is an extremely rare benign condition, which occurs in the reproductive age group.1 This pathological form of leiomyoma is characterized by firm, multiple white to grey nodules, covering the peritoneal cavity, omentum, ovaries, uterine ligaments and/or intestines, which are of varying size, ranging from 0.5cm to 10cm.1, ..

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