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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181-184

Lantern on dome of st. paul's cathedral – An apt metaphor for a challenging leiomyoma

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Sonakshi Singhal
AF 5 Doctors Quarters, AVBR Hospital Campus, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Wardha, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/jmh.JMH_143_19

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Fibroids are ubiquitous in women of the reproductive age group more so in midlife. The cervical fibroids are challenging to operating surgeons because it distorts the surgical anatomy of the pelvis and urogenital system. The metaphor given historically to this condition is apt as the uterus appears like a lantern sitting on the dome of cervical fibroid similar to the dome of the cathedral. Here, we report two cases of cervical fibroid in perimenopausal age group of different sizes managed by following specific steps.

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