Lumpy

Released on 17/06/2014

Key Learning Points

  • Management of fibroids while preserving fertility
  • Torsion of a pedunculated subserosal fibroid
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization

References

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2. ROCHE O, CHAVAN N, AQUILINA J, ROCKALL A. Radiological appearances of gynaecological emergencies. Insights Imaging [online] December, 3(3):265-275 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.1007/s13244-012-0157-0
3. DESHPANDE G, KAUL R, P. MANJULADEVI. A Case of Torsion of Gravid Uterus Caused by Leiomyoma. Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology [online] 2011 December, 2011:1-3 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.1155/2011/206418
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8. BENAGLIA L, CARDELLICCHIO L, FILIPPI F, PAFFONI A, VERCELLINI P, SOMIGLIANA E, FEDELE L. The Rapid Growth of Fibroids during Early Pregnancy PLoS One [online] , 9(1):e85933 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085933
9. SABRY M., AL-HENDY A.. Medical Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma. Reproductive Sciences [online] December, 19(4):339-353 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.1177/1933719111432867
10. KHAN A, SHEHMAR M, GUPTA J. Uterine fibroids: current perspectives. IJWH [online] 2014 January [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.2147/IJWH.S51083
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12. AWOLEKE JO. Myomectomy during Caesarean Birth in Fibroid-Endemic, Low-Resource Settings Obstet Gynecol Int [online] 2013:520834 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.1155/2013/520834
13. CURRIE A, BRADLEY E, MCEWEN M, AL-SHABIBI N, WILLSON PD. Laparoscopic Approach to Fibroid Torsion Presenting as an Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy JSLS [online] 2013, 17(4):665-667 [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.4293/108680813X13794522666400
14. FREY , NM WARD , BD SHAKTMAN . Torsion of a Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. CMWH [online] 2011 July [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.4137/CMWH.S6780
15. SHRESTHA . Torsion of Pedunculated Subserous Myoma. J Med Cases [online] 2011 December [viewed 14 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.4021/jmc136w
16. FIROUZNIA K, GHANAATI H, JALALI AH, SHAKIBA M. Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Symptomatic Fibroids: A Review of the Evidence. Iran Red Cres Med J [online] 2013 December [viewed 16 May 2014] Available from: doi:10.5812/ircmj.16699
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