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A rapid-growing uterine mass during pregnancy

A fast-growing uterine mass complicated a first pregnancy
Published:August 11, 2008DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2008.06.018
      A 31-year-old primigravida at 26 6/7 weeks of gestation was hospitalized for evaluation of worsening exertional dyspnea and abdominal distention. Ultrasonography at 7 weeks revealed a uterine myoma, measuring 5.5 × 4.5 × 5.0 cm, in the fundus. At 18 weeks, it was 24 × 22 × 23 cm. The patient's abdomen expanded rapidly during pregnancy, and sporadic abdominal pain required oral analgesia.
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