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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(11):2087-2092.
Published online November 1, 2002.
A case of uterine artery embolization for treatment of huge uterine myoma.
Hye Kyoung Mun, Jin Suk Kim, Seung Ho Shin, Tae Il Cho, Jung Wok Kim, Ho Kyong Hwang
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul Sung Ae General Hospital, Korea.
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Sung Ae General Hospital, Kwangmyung, Korea.
Abstract
Uterine myomas are the most common benign tumor of the female genital organ. Uterine artery embolization is well reported of primary treatment of uterine myoma. A 29 year-old nulliparous woman was diagnosed as uterine myoma by ultrasonogram. We embolize both uterine artery after treatment with GnRH analog and then we experience a case of improvement of menorrhagia, with reduction in uterine myoma size. So we report that case with a brief review.
Key Words: Uterine myoma, Uterine artery embolization


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