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Cystically degenerated leiomyoma of the rectosigmoid managed laparoscopically at 13 weeks of gestation.
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PMID:  22546424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The safety of laparoscopic management of adnexal masses in pregnancy has been documented. Herein we report laparoscopic removal during pregnancy of a cystically degenerated leiomyoma of the sigmoid colon, which had been mistaken for an adnexal mass. When smooth muscle gastrointestinal tumors are observed, it is important that they be characterized with appropriate markers so that postoperative treatment can be individualized to the patient.
Authors:
Nadim Hawa; James Robinson; Vincent Obias
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of minimally invasive gynecology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1553-4669     ISO Abbreviation:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235322     Medline TA:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 AAGL. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC.
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