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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 17-19

Primary ovarian leiomyoma: A rare tumor with a diagnostic dilemma


1 Department of Pathology, K S Hegde Medical Academy of Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of OBG, K S Hegde Medical Academy of Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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H L Kishan Prasad
Department of Pathology, K S Hegde Medical Academy of Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijcpc.ijcpc_6_20

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Primary ovarian leiomyomas are rare tumors accounting for 0.5%–1% of all ovarian tumors. They are seen commonly in the reproductive age group. Morphologically, they resemble leiomyomas occurring at other sites. The definitive preoperative diagnosis is difficult due to the lack of characteristic radiological features. Here, we describe a case of ovarian leiomyoma, which has posed a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The final diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemistry.


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