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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 3479132, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3479132
Case Report

Pelvic Myxoid Leiomyoma Mass between Vagina and Rectum

Department of General Surgery, Al-Assad University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, 10769 Damascus, Syria

Received 30 March 2016; Accepted 5 June 2016

Academic Editor: Gabriel Sandblom

Copyright © 2016 Omar AlShalabi 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.

Abstract

Leiomyomas are the most common pelvic tumors in women. About 20–30% of women older than 35 are affected. Rare conditions of leiomyomas have extrauterine locations. Myxoid degeneration is a rare type of leiomyoma degeneration. We report a case of solid-cystic myxoid leiomyoma in a 53-year-old woman complained of constipation, urinary hesitation, and malodorous vaginal discharge with palpable  cm mass between vagina and rectum. Regarding the inferior location of the mass, a perineal approach was used to enucleate it. This rare location has not been mentioned before. The woman was finally diagnosed by pathologists which was myxoid leiomyoma.