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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016, Article ID 1714958, 3 pages
Case Report

An Unusual Case of Abdominal Leiomyoma Presenting as a Free Lying Intraperitoneal Mass in an Elderly Gentleman

Department of General Surgery, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India

Received 6 July 2016; Accepted 9 August 2016

Academic Editor: Francesco Petrella

Copyright © 2016 Amrit Nasta 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.


Introduction. Leiomyomas are common benign tumours of female reproductive tract and are rarely seen in extrauterine location. Case Report. We report an interesting case of a free lying abdominal leiomyoma presenting as a painless abdominal lump in an elderly gentleman. Discussion. Primary abdominal leiomyomas are uncommon and require surgical removal if symptomatic.