Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Document Type : Case Report Article


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Farmanieh Hospital, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital, Tehran, Iran

3 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Nowadays, the prevalence of uterine myoma in pregnant women has increased due to the increasing age of pregnancy in women.In this case report, a pregnant woman (window period) with a negative result of ßhCG test and ultrasound in terms of pregnancy underwent myomectomy surgery to remove a large uterine myoma. A 40-year-old patient referred to the physician because of heavy and prolonged menses caused by a large uterine myoma and primary infertility for 10 years. ßhCG test and ultrasound of the patient were negative in terms of pregnancy, and she underwent myomectomy surgery while the patient was in the early stages of pregnancy (window period). Therefore, the patient was under close care during pregnancy. With continuous follow-up, the newborn was born without any problems at 37 weeks. Although in this study, with proper management during surgery, and continuous and regular follow-ups, the newborn was born healthy, but confirmation of myomectomy during pregnancy requires the implementation of more studies.


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