IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 35 / Issue 3 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo25062014

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Open Access Case Report
Primitive omental leiomyoma: a case report
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1 Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical, and Urological Sciences, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome
1 of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Civitanova Marche, Hospital of Civitanova Marche, Area Vasta 3, Civitanova Marche (Italy)
2 Institute of Obstetric and Gynecology, Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia
3 Complex Operative Unit
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2014, 35(3), 316–317; https://doi.org/10.12892/ejgo25062014
Published: 10 June 2014
Abstract

Primitive omental leiomyomas are very rare. The primitive omental location of the leiomyoma is quite difficult to determine, with the possible presence of “parasite” myomas and of omental metastasizing myomas. Moreover, omental masses may be primitive or secondary metastasis from neoplasms. In this case report a primitive omental leiomyoma is described, and their diagnosis and management are briefly discussed, in order to improve the knowledge of this very uncommon disease.
Keywords
Omental leiomyoma
Uterine leiomyoma
Malignancies
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