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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-38

Leiomyosarcoma uteri in a white woman


1 Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria
2 Department of Pathology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

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A G Adesiyun
P.O. Box 204, Kaduna, Kaduna State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/1596-3519.62623

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Sacroma of the corpus uteri should be considered as a differential diagnosis in postmenopausal women presenting with severe abdominal pain, thought to be due to degenerative changes of leiomyoma uteri. We present a rare case of leiomyosacroma in a postmenopausal White woman. Diagnosis was missed preoperatively for degenerating uterine fibroid.


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