Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2002 Nov;45(11):2087-2092.

A case of uterine artery embolization for treatment of huge uterine myoma

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul Sung Ae General Hospital, Korea.
  • 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Sung Ae General Hospital, Kwangmyung, Korea.

Abstract

Uterine myomas are the most common benign tumor of the female genital organ. Uterine artery embolization is well reported of primary treatment of uterine myoma. A 29 year-old nulliparous woman was diagnosed as uterine myoma by ultrasonogram. We embolize both uterine artery after treatment with GnRH analog and then we experience a case of improvement of menorrhagia, with reduction in uterine myoma size. So we report that case with a brief review.

Keyword

Uterine myoma; Uterine artery embolization

MeSH Terms

Adult
Female
Genitalia
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
Humans
Leiomyoma*
Menorrhagia
Ultrasonography
Uterine Artery Embolization*
Uterine Artery*
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
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