Ovarian Fibroma in Young Women with Infertility Mimicking Uterine Fibroid

Rajshree Dayanand Katke
2016 Journal of Case Reports  
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Conflict of interest: None declared | Source of funding: Nil | DOI: http://dx. Abstract: Ovarian fibroma represents 4% of all ovarian neoplasm's occurring mostly in peri and post menopausal women [1, 2] . They are often difficult to diagnose preoperatively and commonly misdiagnosed as uterine fibromas, because of their same pathology, complications,
more » ... mplications, clinical and ultrasonic features [3, 4] , or sometimes as malignant ovarian tumors because of accompanying ascites and increased serum . This is rare case of ovarian fibroma misdiagnosed as uterine fibroid in young women. This case highlights the diagnostic difficulties that may be encountered in the management of ovarian fibroma including potential misdiagnosis of the tumor as uterine fibroid that may influence the surgical approach.
doi:10.17659/01.2016.0029 fatcat:j5d6reepifgmzpjrfd6gajlzwy