At times, myomectomy is mandatory to effect deliveryAuthor(s): Mahendru Rajiv | Sekhon Parneet | Gaba Geetinder | Yadav Shweta
Journal: Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research ISSN 1750-1164
Volume: 5; Issue: 1; Start page: 9; Date: 2011;
Keywords: pregnancy | leiomyoma | myomectomy
Abstract Background Excision of a leiomyoma has never been a choice during caesarean section. Method Myomectomy of a massive fibroid was necessitated prior to delivering the baby. Results Delivery of a healthy was effected by Classical caesarean section. Conclusion Leiomyoma in pregnancy is not an unknown entity and is a cause of concern for being a source of excruciating pain, at times, during the ongoing gestation. Although performed rarely, it is sometimes necessary to remove a large myoma to effect delivery of the baby during Cesarean section as is depicted in the case being presented hereunder.