Cluster of “grapes” in the pelvis: a sporadic case of disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis with endometriosis

A 41-year-old nulliparous woman underwent assisted reproductive technology (ART) for infertility (stimulation cycles for oocyte retrieval, and embryo transfers). After two biochemical miscarriages, ultrasound and laparoscopy were performed. She reported dysmenorrhea and left sided pelvic pain. Apart from hypothyroidism, her medical history was unremarkable: of note, there was no history of laparoscopic myomectomy. Initial laparoscopy revealed “bubbles of angry-looking tissue”: biopsy reported endometriosis; cytology on peritoneal washings was negative for malignancy.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Images in Gynecological Surgery Source Type: research

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