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Giant uterine tumors: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  876535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a case report of the management and surgical removal of a 65-lb uterine leiomyoma. This is the 56th reported case of a giant uterine tumor (25 lb or over) and the eighth such case reported in the last 35 years. The literature concerning these large tumors is reviewed, and a discussion of some of the important aspects of surgical management is presented.
Authors:
H S Jonas; B J Masterson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1977 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-08-25     Completed Date:  1977-08-25     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2s-4s     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hysterectomy
Leiomyoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Metastasis
Uterine Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Uterus / pathology

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