uterine tumor


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uterine tumor

, tumor of the uterus
Uterine neoplasia, which may cause sterility or abortion or obstruct labor. Uterine tumors may become infected or twisted on their attachments. See: cancer of uterus; endometrioma; uterine fibroma
See also: tumor
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In the case of patients with a history of uterine leiomyoma, especially if they had undergone uterine tumor surgery, the possible diagnosis of BML should be considered when pulmonary nodules and diffuse lesions are present.
Uterine tumor resembling ovarian sex cord tumor: report of a case with t(X; 6)(p22.
Leiomyomas are commonly found in 20 - 30% of uterine tumors with typical sonological appearance.
Except advanced stages, uterine tumors with early stage are asymptomatic and mimics clinical nature of benign uterine tumor,
After laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy, a mini-laparotomy can be made and the uterus or uterine tumor can be pulled up to the skin surface and removed by coring the tissue with a scalpel.
Given the enhanced growth potential of uterine tumor cells, the postoperative growth of nodules of tissue generated by morcellation is a worrisome possibility.
Leiomyomas are most common uterine tumor with an overall incidence of 4060% by age 35 and 70-80% by age 50(6).
In July 2002, the ObGyn removed a 3-1b malignant uterine tumor during hysterectomy.
Occasionally, these uterine tumors may enlarge and convert to giant pelvic masses that can destroy the uterine structure to the point where it can become unrecognizable (7).
The researchers noted that the prevalence of uterine cancer, endometrial hyperplasia, other gynecologic cancers, and uterine tumors of indeterminate behavior were unchanged during the study period among women who underwent minimally invasive hysterectomy with power morcellation.
DISCUSSION: Lipomatous uterine tumors can generally be subdivided into two types: pure or mixed lipomas.