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J Korean Radiol Soc. 2004 Mar;50(3):205-208. Korean. Case Report.
Lee SW , Cho JH , Park WK , Lee DJ .
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Korea.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Korea.

We report a case in which an intramural uterine leiomyoma was transvaginally expelled after uterine arterial embolization (UAE). A 29-year-old unmarried female presented with vaginal bleeding, and at pre-treatment MRI an intramural leiomyoma was diagnosed. UAE was performed and after 13 days the tumor was transvaginally expelled. Follow-up MRI performed seven days later depicted a large myometrial defect in the anterior uterine wall; subsequent follow-up MRI showed that the defect became gradually smaller, and the size and configuration of the uterus progressively normalized.

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