International Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
Vol. 15, No. 1, 2017, pp. 55-56
Bioline Code: rm17008
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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International Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2017, pp. 55-56
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A large uterine leiomyoma leading to non-puerperal uterine inversion: A case report|
Teimoori, Batool & Esmailzadeh, Arezoo
Background: Although leiomyomas are the most common gynecologic disorders, non-puerperal uterine inversion due to leiomyoma is considered as a rare clinical problem. This condition can occur as a complication of a large sub-mucous leiomyoma that leads to dilate cervix and protrude into vagina. The patient may have several symptoms such as heavy vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain and intermittent acute urinary retention.
Case: We presented a 32-year-old nulliparous woman with 17 years of unexplained infertility and diagnosis of a large vaginal prolapsed non-pedunculated leiomyoma.
Conclusion: Haultain’s procedure was used to reposition uterine inversion and remove leiomyoma through a posterior incision, using laparotomy.
Leiomyoma; Uterine inversion; Haultain's procedure; Laparotomy
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