Asymptomatic ovarian mucinous cystadenoma with a solid mural leiomyoma: Case report and brief review

Mariam Mathew, Hazel Gonsalves, Sinan Al-Azawi, P. A M Saparamadu

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Abstract

Mucinous neoplasms of the ovary may have associated benign or malignant mural nodules. A leiomyomatous mural nodule is a rare, benign lesion associated with mucinous tumors of the ovary. We report a case of a mural leiomyomatous nodule arising in a benign mucinous cystadenoma in a 29-year-old woman who presented with a large heterogenous abdominal mass. After pre-operative evaluation, exploratory laparotomy was performed upon suspicion of ovarian malignancy. A pathological examination confirmed the benign nature of the mural nodule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-131
Number of pages5
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013

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Keywords

  • Case report
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Leiomyoma
  • Mucinous cystadenoma
  • Mural
  • Oman
  • Ovarian tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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