Vaginal approach to excise a rare paraurethral leiomyoma - U
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Leiomyomas are benign tumors of smooth muscle origin occurring throughout the genitourinary system. While leiomyomas in the uterus are frequently seen, urethral and paraurethral leiomyomas are extremely rare with a hand full of cases in the literature. Typically, periurethral leiomyomas can present with a mass protruding from the urethra originating from the proximal and posterior portion of the urethra. This article presents a new case of a paraurethral leiomyoma causing mass effect on the bladder leading to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) with no gross involvement of the urethra...

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