Rare peritoneal tumour presenting as uterine fibroid

Janu Kanthi, Sarala Sreedhar, Indu Nair
2014 International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology  
Tumour arising from the uterus in the reproductive age group commonly belongs to benign category, the myoma uterus. Here we present a case report of a 22yr old primiparous mother with uterine metastasis from a rare peritoneal malignancy desmoplastic small round cell tumour who presented as uterine myoma. Desmoplastic small round cell tumour is a rare aggressive neoplasm arising from mesothelial cell, with poor prognosis. This woman presented with excessive bleeding per vaginum in the postpartum
more » ... m in the postpartum period,3months after caesarean section.24weeks enlarged uterine mass found for which uterine artery embolisation was done in vain, later she was planned to undergo myomectomy. But due to widespread uterine mass, hysterectomy was done which led to the diagnosis of this rare neoplasm.
doi:10.5455/2320-1770.ijrcog20140634 fatcat:fpa6jb5fl5asfpzjxbntdo4bgm