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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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MITA ALBAN, Luis Carlos; QUESADA ZUMBADO, Andrés  and  ARGUIJO HERRERA, Rebeca. Leiomioma primario de ovario. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2012, vol.29, n.1, pp.113-117. ISSN 2215-5287.

Objective: report a case of ovarian primary leiomyoma. Ovarian leiomyomas are rare ovarian lesions. Case: The patient is a 46 years old female, who underwent sonographic pelvic examination for for right adnexal mass control. A right ovarian mass was discovered, that measured 45 x 36 mm. the appearance was homogeneous, and it was described solid and encapsulated. Histerectomy and bilateral oophorectomy was performed. Histopathologic study was consistent with a primary ovarian leiomyioma. Immunohistochemical results were inhibina and S-100 negative and smoot muscle actin and vimentin was positive, consistent also with a primary ovarian leiomyoma. Discussion: These tumors are frequently underdiagnosed due their rarity. They are benign with a survival rate 0f 100% at five years

Keywords : Ovarian leiomyoma; smooth muscle tumors; benign.

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