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Revista Cubana de Cirugía

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SOSA MARTIN, Gimel; GUTIERREZ GAYTAN, Luis Raúl  y  CRESPO GALAN, Adonis. Giant myoma uteri. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 2011, vol.50, n.4, pp.555-559. ISSN 0034-7493.

Uterus is an organ of the gynecological tract, site of many of them benign and malignant affections. The first ones, more frequent, and including the myoma or uterine fibroma. Between the third and the fifth decades of life is the time in which this affection is more frequent in the woman. Symptoms are variables, as a result of the myoma location (submucous, intramural or subserous). The uterus growth is variable, may go from small tumors until large more evident intra-abdominal masses and to be enough palpable in the mesogastrium. Its complications are the reason for the surgical treatment. A significant growth of uterus caused by a myoma may become it in a giant myoma. The case of this patient is the objective to alert to physician facing the suspicion of a intra-abdominal giant tumor.

Palabras clave : giant myoma uteri.

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