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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2008;25(2):124-127.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 2008.
A Case of Leiomyoma of The Lateral Vaginal Wall.
Sung Chul Park, Doo Jin Lee, Sung Ho Lee, Yoon Ki Park
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
Leiomyomas are common in the myometrial layer of the uterus, though they are rarely found in other reproductive organs. Leiomyomas are benign, hormone-sensitive smooth muscle tumors. They develop during the reproductive years and regress after menopause. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult to make. We present a case of a 54-year-old woman with a vaginal wall tumor. The management in this case included surgical excision. Histologic examination definitively confirmed the diagnosis of a vaginal leiomyoma. We report the details of this case along with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Leiomyoma, Vagina


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