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CASE REPORT

Laparoscopic Myomectomy for Multiple Submucous Myomas

Rakesh Sinha, Seema Gupta, Pratima Kadam, Meenakshi Sundaram, Nupur Sood, Sharda Adlakha

Citation Information : Sinha R, Gupta S, Kadam P, Sundaram M, Sood N, Adlakha S. Laparoscopic Myomectomy for Multiple Submucous Myomas. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2011; 2 (2):85-87.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1024

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

We report an interesting case of multiple submucous fibroids which was removed by laparoscopic myomectomy. The patient presented with severe menorrhagia and a large uterus of clinically 24 weeks size. She was 29 years and nulliparous. The ultrasonography showed multiple echoes in the endometrial cavity. We did a diagnostic hysteroscopy and found the uterine cavity studded with multiple fibroids of varying sizes. We did a laparoscopy and removed 64 submucous fibroids laparoscopically. We report this interesting case where we removed the submucous fibroids laparoscopically in a single sitting. This reduces the complications of hysteroscopic myomectomy for such large and multiple submucous fibroids. Medline search did not reveal any report of laparoscopic removal of submucous fibroids.


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