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Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 394106, 3 pages
Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Pelvic Leiomyomatosis Misdiagnosed as Disseminated Malignancy

Department of Pathology, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS Rohtak, BPS Government Medical College for Women (Sonepat) 1, Haryana, Rohtak 124001, India

Received 23 July 2012; Accepted 10 October 2012

Academic Editors: P. Kornprat, A. Mima, and Y.-M. Robin

Copyright © 2012 Nisha Marwah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) is an exceedingly rare, usually benign condition that clinically simulates a disseminated malignancy, occurring predominantly in women of childbearing age. We present a case of LPD in a postmenopausal woman who had undergone hysterectomy 8 years back for fibroids along with simultaneous presence of pelvic metastasis from breast carcinoma.