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Spontaneous rupture of a degenerated leiomyoma causing panperitonitis and ileus during pregnancy: A case report
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  • Mizuha Odagami,
  • Mutsuko Makino,
  • Etsuko Miyagi,
  • Shigeru Aoki
Mizuha Odagami
Yokohama City University Medical Center
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Mutsuko Makino
Yokohama City University Medical Center
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Etsuko Miyagi
Yokohama City University Hospital
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Shigeru Aoki
Yokohama City University Medical Center
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Peer review status:POSTED

22 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
31 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
31 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed

Abstract

A degenerated leiomyoma rarely ruptures during pregnancy. As the rupture of a degenerated leiomyoma can cause panperitonitis due to the leakage of fluid content into the peritoneal cavity, prompt diagnosis and surgical intervention are required.