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An unusual presentation of female urethral leiomyoma.
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PMID:  15881563     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Leiomyoma of the urethra is a rare clinical entity. We report an unusual presentation of this tumour, which led to a diagnostic and surgical dilemma. The patient was a 16-year old female who presented with a labial mass which was palpable abdominally. Imaging methods and laparoscopy demonstrated a well defined soft tissue mass arising from the pelvis, without any obvious involvement of the urinary tract. The tumour (8 x 10 cm) was completely excised with reconstruction of the bladder and urethra. Histology confirmed a cellular leiomyoma.
Neville D Perera; Lakshman Senanayake; V Hasanthi Vithana; Ruchira Fernando
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Ceylon medical journal     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0009-0875     ISO Abbreviation:  Ceylon Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-09     Completed Date:  2005-06-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1264702     Medline TA:  Ceylon Med J     Country:  Sri Lanka    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Leiomyoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Urethra / pathology
Urethral Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery

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