A case of suburethral myoma of the vagina in pregnancy

U Chul Ju, Yoon Ha Kim, Jong Woon Kim, Hye Yon Cho, Tae-Bok Song
2011 Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology  
The uterine myoma is the most common benign tumor in gynecologic fi eld, but rarely occurs in the vagina, especially in pregnancy. The vaginal myoma usually arises from the anterior vaginal wall and may be confused with a variety of gynecologic problems, like the cystocele or uterine prolapse. By ultrasonography in antenatal care, the more cases of uterine myoma and those adverse effects during pregnancy are more frequently detected, but this case of vaginal myoma is not. The patient, was
more » ... sed for cystocele at fi rst, had Cesarean section delivery at gestational age 37+5 weeks and anterior colporrhaphy, but the protruded vaginal mass was recurrent. So, the patient was managed surgically by transvaginal myomectomy and the final diagnosis was myoma. We experienced this case of suburethral myoma of the vagina in pregnancy, so report this case with brief review of literature.
doi:10.5468/kjog.2011.54.3.159 fatcat:if2vtt2cpng4ri73fb2x5pgbfa