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Lipoleiomyoma of broad ligament mimicking ovarian cancer in a postmenopausal patient: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  20379451     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipoleiomyoma is a very rare tumor which is composed of adipocytes and smooth muscle cells. It is most commonly located in uterine corpus although cervical, ovarian, and retroperitoneal locations were also reported. Lipoleiomyoma located in broad ligament is extremely uncommon and only five cases were reported to date. Here, we report the sixth case of lipoleiomyoma of broad ligament which was diagnosed in a postmenopausal woman who was subjected to exploratory laparotomy with a preoperative diagnosis of a solid adnexal mass suggesting an ovarian malignancy.
Authors:
Mehmet Coskun Salman; Zeliha Atak; Alp Usubutun; Kunter Yuce
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gynecologic oncology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  2005-0399     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gynecol Oncol     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-09     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101483150     Medline TA:  J Gynecol Oncol     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
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