Uterine pseudoaneurysm after abdominal myomectomy: a case report

Lauranne Rossard, Gilles Body, Lobna Ouldamer
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction 2020 July 24, : 101877
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We present the case of a young woman with abnormal vaginal bleeding two weeks after an abdominal myomectomy. The intervention was initially considered uncomplicated. Transvaginal sonography detected a pulsatile cystic area, just above the endometrium in the anterior wall of the lower uterine segment. Color Doppler analysis revealed the communication between an artery and a vein. Although, the ultrasound was completely sufficient for diagnosis, computed tomographic angiography was performed and confirmed the diagnosis of uterine pseudoanevrysm within the uterine myometrium. Selective arterial embolization was performed with complete recovery.

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