Intravenous leiomyomatosis of the ut erus with extension to the right heart: A case report

AUTHORS

Haydeh Haeri 1 , Katayoun Ziyari 2 , * , Kamyab Alizadeh 3 , Babak Vosoghi 4

1 Associated Professor, Department of Pathology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehra n, Iran, Andorra

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Besat Hospital, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

3 Researcher, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

4 Researcher, Department of Pathology, Imam Khomeini Ho spital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

How to Cite: Haeri H , Ziyari K , Alizadeh K , Vosoghi B. Intravenous leiomyomatosis of the ut erus with extension to the right heart: A case report, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(1):e67461.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (1); e67461
Published Online: March 11, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: November 21, 2012
Accepted: February 11, 2013
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Abstract

Intravenous leiomyomatosis is an uncommon non-malignant tumor which originates from the smoo th muscle cells. It is usually confined to the pelvic venous system. Rarely it can afflict intracaval and intracardiac extension. We report a case of young 25 years old woman, G2/P2; with intravenous leiomyom atosis originate from the uterus and extending into right atrium. It was successfully treated through a two-stage surgical approac h. In conclusion, we should consider intravenous leiomyomatosis with cardiac extension in patient with uterus leiomyoma, hysterectomy, cardiac symptoms, and cardiac ma ss.

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