A rare case of broad ligament hematoma masquerading ovarian
Case: presented in routine OPD with complain of postmenopausal bleeding on and off since 4 months. Patient had consulted another gynaecologist prior to coming to us. There, she underwent fractional curettage and the histopathological report was suggestive of endometrial atrophy. There were no other significant gynaecological complaints. Regarding her medical comorbidities, she had been a known case of chronic hypertension, controlled on treatment. There was no other significant past medical or surgical history. On examination, her vitals were stable and the general physical examination was unremarkable. In addition, her uterus appeared normal size and left adenexa was normal. In view of her menopausal status and presence of a moderate sized complex adenexal mass, patient was planned for laprotomy. Patient was subsequently admitted and operated. During laprotomy, a complex solid-cystic mass was seen in the broad ligament on the right side, along the lateral side of uterine wall extending up to the upper vagina. This mass was excised (after opening the leaves of broad ligament) and sent for frozen section which confirmed presence of a benign hemorrhagic cyst with band like siderophages suggestive of an old hematoma (Figure 2). Uterus and bilateral ovaries were unremarkable and these were also removed during the surgery....