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A Rare Case Report of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis with Intracardiac Extension: Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography

Srinath Damodaran, Krishna Prasad Gourav, Rashmi Bagga, Pankaj Aggarwal, Aruna Singh, Gurpinder Singh Ghotra, Parveen Negi

Keywords : Cardiac extension, Transesophageal echocardiography, Uterine leiomyoma

Citation Information : Damodaran S, Gourav KP, Bagga R, Aggarwal P, Singh A, Ghotra GS, Negi P. A Rare Case Report of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis with Intracardiac Extension: Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2018; 6 (2):60-63.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1092

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Uterine leiomyoma is a common benign tumor that arises from the overgrowth of smooth muscle and connective tissue in the uterus. Transesophageal echocardiography is a very useful diagnostic modality in the intraoperative period as it provides us real time imaging. We report a case of uterine leiomyoma with intracaval and right atrial extension that TEE was helpful in the intraoperative management.

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