Incarceración pélvica de mioma subseroso gigante durante la gestaciónhallazgo casual objetivado en cesárea segmentaria transversa

  1. García, I.
  2. Moreno Reviriego, Ana
  3. Cantos, C.
  4. Arnal Burró, Ana María
  5. Bardón, N.
  6. Martínez, A.M.
  7. Vázquez Camino, Fernando
Revista española de investigaciones quirúrgicas

ISSN: 1139-8264

Year of publication: 2012

Volume: 15

Issue: 3

Pages: 141-143

Type: Article

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The uterine tumor that appears most prevalent associated with pregnancy is benign leiomyoma. Appears in more than 1% of pregnant women under hormonal stimulation of pregnancy, and can affect fetal development and childbirth. Complications are more pronounced in the last trimester of pregnancy, they may result in fetal malposition, obstructive dystocia, bleeding, premature labor, and so on. Below, the case of a primipara of 29 and six weeks of gestation who presented episodes of metrorrhagia ongoing third trimester and preterm labor. An elective cesarean was made due to the maintenance of uterine dynamics, metrorrhagia and breech presentation; objectifying a pedunculated myoma in left posterolateral side which is incarcerated in pelvis, displacing the vagina above the symphysis of pubis. It could be confused with uterine segment.