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Abstract

Pyomyoma as a Rare Source of Post-Abortal Sepsis: A Case Report

We report the successful treatment of post-abortal pyomyoma, a rare but serious complication of uterine leiomyomata in a 36-year-old woman. She was known to have a sub-mucosal to intramural leiomyoma. She was presented with abdominal pain and fever after miscarriage two weeks later. Pelvic CT-Scan showed a postpartum pyomyoma that was initially managed with intravenous antibiotics to avoid surgery but due to persistent sepsis, she required laparotomy and myomectomy. She had good recovery after operation.


Author(s):

Maasoumeh Mirzamoradi, Maasoumeh Saleh, Elham Pournajaf and Samaneh Esmaeili



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