World Journal of Surgical Research Volume No 7

Case Report Open Access

Subserous Uterine Fibroid Presenting as Hemoperotoneum: A Case Report

Somendra Pal Singh, Prashant Gupta, Manjaree Mishra, Anil Kumar Sharma and Shashi Prakash Mishra.
World Journal of Surgical Research 2014, 3:8


Uterine fibroids are the most common of all the benign neoplasms affecting females in reproductive age groups. The subserous types of fibroids are rare in incidence but sometimes they present with rare complications as torsion of its pedicle or detachment from uterus resulting in a wandering variety of fibroid. Hemoperitoneum because of rupture of surface veins over these subserosal fibroids is very rarely encountered and reported. These patients usually present to emergency department with features of acute abdomen with hemorrhagic shock and need an urgent surgical intervention to take care of the problem.

Key words

Uterus, Fibroid, Subserous, Hemorrhage

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