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At times, myomectomy is mandatory to effect delivery

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Author(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;
Original page

Keywords: pregnancy | leiomyoma | myomectomy

ABSTRACT
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.
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