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

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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.

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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.

Keywords

Leiomyomatosis Vena Cava Inferior Heart Atria

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