Obstetrics and Gynaecology Cases - ReviewsISSN: 2377-9004

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410208

A Suspected Ovarian Cancer in a Postmenopausal Woman That Turned Out to Be a Broad Ligament Leiomyoma with Extensive Hydropic Degeneration

Thoshya Polepalle, Navindi Hasara Fernandopulle and Jaydip Raut

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2021

Leiomyomas affect 30% of all women of reproductive age. They can be of uterine or extrauterine origin. Broad ligament leiomyomas are a type of extrauterine leiomyomas, its incidence comprising less than 1%. It can undergo degenerative changes. Extensive hydropic degeneration is a rare occurrence and is commonly reported in association with pregnancy. It is a close mimic of malignancy due to its rapid growth and atypical imaging appearances 3 which can lead to diagnostic challenges. We present a ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410207

Administration of a Divided Dose of Carboplatin Following Carboplatin-Induced Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH): A Case Report

Suguru Fujitsuka, Naoki Horikawa, Teruki Yoshida, Sae Yu, Ryosuke Kuroda, Mitsuru Tsuji, Maki Umemiya, Rei Gou, Yoshihide Inayama, Hirohiko Tani and Kenzo Kosaka

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 30, 2021

Chemotherapy-induced severe hyponatremia is a lifethreatening condition. Platinum-based agents play a key role in ovarian cancer treatment, but they are more likely to cause hyponatremia than other anti-cancer agents. The optimal strategy for treating ovarian cancer in the case of severe hyponatremia induced by the platinum agent remains unclear. We report the case of 77-year-old women with multiple peritoneal recurrences five years and eight months after surgery for ovarian clear cell carcinoma...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410206

Robotic Resection of a Large Degenerating Leiomyoma

Cari Eckman, Andrea L Buras, Daniel K Jeong, Ardeshir Hakam and Hye Sook Chon

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 28, 2021

A 56-year-old African American, multiparous, postmenopausal woman presented with a cystic left adnexal mass found incidentally on her yearly transvaginal ultrasound to monitor fibroids. She had a known history of uterine leiomyomas for which she had not required treatment. Her only previous abdominal surgery was a tubal ligation. Pelvic examination demonstrated a mobile, nontender uterus with a large palpable left adnexal mass that was smooth and mobile. A transvaginal ultrasound demonstrated a ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410205

HPV Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer in Two Gynaecologists Exposed to Electrosurgical Smoke Plume

Jim Parker and Jonathan Clark

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2021

Every day thousands of health-care professionals are exposed to surgical smoke plume produced by tissue destruction during electrosurgical procedures. There has been increased awareness of the possible health hazards associated with inhalation of a range of biological contaminants that have been identified in the aerosol created. This has corresponded to an increased number of observational and experimental studies aimed at identifying the specific risks to medical personnel and ways to control ...

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