Leiomyoma of the Round Ligament of the Uterus : Case report and review of literature

Syed M Ali, Kamran A Malik, Hani Al-Qadhi, Muhammad Shafiq


Smooth muscle tumours of the round ligament of the uterus are rare and can mimic an inguinal hernia. Preoperative diagnosis can be established by a computed tomography scan of the abdomen or an exploration of the inguinal canal. Surgical excision is the curative treatment.


Round ligament; Leiomyoma; Case report; Oman.

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