Broad Ligament Fibroid: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Authors

  • Nahid Sultana Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Masuma Jalil Register, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Fateha Ferdous Senior Medical Officer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Shahnaz Rahman Senior Medical Officer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Rahima Begum Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v5i2.28392

Keywords:

Leiomyoma, broad ligament, fibromyoma

Abstract

Leiomyomas are the commonest of all pelvic tumors. One-fifth women of reproductive age group suffer from this condition. Tumors of broad ligament are rare. Most common solid tumor of the broad ligament is a leiomyoma. It can originate from the uterus or broad ligament itself. Here, we report a case of broad ligament leiomyoma in a woman having secondary infertility and it posed a diagnostic dilemma.

Birdem Med J 2015; 5(2): 116-118

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Author Biography

Nahid Sultana, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka



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Published

2016-06-25

How to Cite

Sultana, N., Jalil, M., Ferdous, F., Rahman, S., & Begum, R. (2016). Broad Ligament Fibroid: A Diagnostic Dilemma. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 5(2), 116–118. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v5i2.28392

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Case Reports