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Pelvic lipomatosis complicating ovarian cyst removal: a case report
L. Quirino1, A. Izzo1, E. Niglio1, R. Quirino1, G. Ciavolino1, M. Rotondi1,*, G. Mainini1, M. Ardovino1, E.M. Messalli1
1 Department of Gynecologic Obstetric Sciences and Reproduction, Second University of Naples, Naples (Italy)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2004, 25(4), 517–518;
Published: 10 August 2004
Pelvic lipomatosis consists of an abdominal capsulated mass containing lipidic tissue, generally with remarkable dimensions, responsible for urinary tract disturbances. Here we describe the first case to our knowledge of accidental intraoperative diagnosis associated to an ovarian cyst in absence of objective symptoms and signs.