Successful pregnancy following myomectomy for uterine smooth
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According to the 2003 World Health Organization classification, uterine smooth muscle tumors that cannot be definitively diagnosed as benign or malignant should be termed smooth muscle tumors of uncertain malignant potential or STUMP. STUMPs are rare smooth muscle neoplasms with a clinical behavior between benign leiomyomas and frankly malignant leiomyosarcoma. Patients with leiomyomas, STUMPs and leiomyosarcomas present with similar clinical symptoms which include abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, and pelvic pressure.

Preoperative diagnosis is based on findings of an enlarged uterus on pelvic examination and or radiographic imaging. Conventional surgical treatment includes myomectomy or hysterectomy. In women desiring fertility myomectomy is commonly performed. Pregnancy after the diagnosis of a STUMP treated with myomectomy has not been previously reported. This article describe a successful pregnancy after a preconceptually diagnosed STUMP...

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