CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Avicenna J Med 2013; 03(03): 81-83
DOI: 10.4103/2231-0770.118465

Uterine leiomyoma with spontaneous intraleiomyoma hemorrhage, perforation, and hemoperitoneum in postmenopausal woman: Computed tomography diagnosis

Sultan R Alharbi
Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Spontaneous intraleiomyoma hemorrhage, perforation, and hemoperitoneum are very rare complications of uterine leiomyoma. We report a case of postmenopausal woman who presented with acute abdomen found to have intraleiomyoma hemorrhage, perforation, and hemoperitoneum. Our case also illustrates the computed tomography findings of such complications of uterine leiomyoma.

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Article published online:
09 August 2021

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