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Holy Spirit Hospital 2017-07-19 04:55:36

A Very rare case of Smooth Muscle Tumors. 4kg Removed at Holy Spirit Hospital

Mrs. Hiradamary Anthony, 57 yrs old lady came to Holy Spirit Hospital with complaint of increase in size of Abdomen since 6 months. She was subsequently investigated. CT scan of Abdomen showed a large tumor in Pelvis, probably of ovarian origin. Surgery was performed by Dr. Sumeet Shah, Onco Surgeon & Team. Intra operative Dr. Sumeet Shah found a large tumor of 30cm x 30cm stuck to uterus and urinary bladder. After careful & meticulous surgery of approx 3 hrs, the tumor could be separated from urinary bladder and other import structures of abdomen and removed. The tumor weighted 4kg.

Intra-operative Histopath (Frozen) suggested it to be Smooth Muscle Cancer. Smooth Muscle Tumors (Sarcoma) are very rare and incidence is 0.3 per 1,00,000 population.

Mrs. Hiradamary Anthony has made an uneventful recovery.