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Removal of a vaginal leiomyoma presenting as tumor previa allowing vaginal birth
V. Boškovic Boškovic1,2, S. Vrzic-Petronijevic1,2, M. Petronijevic1,2,*, J. Atanackovic2, D. Bratic2
1 Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade
2 Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade (Serbia)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2012, 33(3), 326–327;
Published: 10 June 2012
Leiomyomas of the vagina are very rare tumors of the female genital tract with only 300 cases reported so far. A case of removal of the vaginal leiomyoma presenting as tumor previa in advanced pregnancy is described. Removal of the tumor allowed vaginal birth three weeks after surgery.