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Pyomyoma after dilatation and curettage for missed abortion
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul (Turkey)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2013, 40(1), 168–169;
Published: 10 March 2013
Infection of a leiomyoma is a very rare clinical entity called pyomyoma. Pathology may be encountered during the reproductive period, pregnancy, and even postmenopausal period. In this report, we present a case of pyomyoma which developed after dilatation and curettage managed by broad spectrum antibiotics and myomectomy to preserve the fertility in a 31-year-old patient.
Dilatation and curettage