Uterus
Stromal tumors
Myoma nascens

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 September 2018, last major update August 2011

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Related topics: leiomyoma

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Definition / general
  • Terminology only rarely used
  • Leiomyoma that fills endometrial cavity, emerges from cervical canal as polypoid growth
  • Has ulcerated surface; may be necrotic
  • May resemble malignant tumors (J Obstet Gynaecol 2007;27:539)
Gross images

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Contributed by Anthony Eni, M.D.

29 year old woman with foul smelling vaginal discharge for 5 years; hysterectomy showed multiple leiomyomas, one extending from the fundus through the endocervical canal (image 1), measuring 7.5 x 4 cm

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