Prominent Uterine Leiomyoma in a Post Menopause Women- A Case Report

Krishna Kumar Dhakchinamoorthi, Nidhi Susan Abraham, Shilpa Mary Saimon, Anakha S Sachu, Sachin Baby Thomas, Muhammed Ramees PK
2020 Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy  
Case Report Uterine fibroids are the type of benign tumors that occurs on the uterine smooth muscles also one of the most common causes and lead to hospitalization in women. Uterine fibroids developed among women during or over the age of 50 years. Many cases are asymptomatic. Pelvic examination and ultrasound can be used to diagnose the uterine fibroids. Medical therapy, surgical interventions such as hysterectomy are the treatment of choices involved in the uterine fibroids. In the present
more » ... . In the present case report, a 50-year-old female patient was admitted with complaints of abdominal distension and swelling for the past two years. On physical examination, the uterus was enlarged to 36 weeks and firm inconsistency. To remove the fibroid tumor, she underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingooophorectomy. The uterus mass was removed totally. It was measured around 5.5kg in weight. She was further managed with post-operative care. Early diagnosis and providing alert and warning to the women who all are at risk can prevent the risk of developing uterine fibroid.
doi:10.36347/sajp.2020.v09i11.005 fatcat:o5d447ezpfhwnfekqj7ujlvysa