Broad Ligament Lipoleiomyoma Masses: Two curious cases masquerading as ovarian carcinomas

Surekha Yadav, Barkha Maheswari, Nishant Sagar, Varuna Mallya, Nita Khurana, Sangeeta Gupta

Abstract


Lipoleiomyomas are an extremely rare form of uterine leiomyoma; moreover, the occurrence of this type of tumour on the broad ligament is even rarer. We report two cases of broad ligament lipoleiomyomas in 15- and 38-year-old female patients who presented to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital in New Delhi, India, between 2016 and 2017. In both cases, the preoperative diagnosis was of a solid ovarian malignancy. Most broad ligament tumours are mistaken for ovarian masses as they are difficult to diagnose radiologically.


Keywords


Ovarian Neoplasms; Leiomyoma; Broad Ligament; Thyroid Hormones; Hypothyroidism; Case Report; India.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2017.17.04.018

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