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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.
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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