Case Report

Intravascular leiomyoma misdiagnosed as deep vein thrombosis: A case report

Feng Wen*, Yiheng Zhang, Zhen Liu and Zaiming Lu

Published: 30 June, 2021 | Volume 5 - Issue 2 | Pages: 042-045

Background: Leiomyoma itself is not a rare disease, but it is rarely found intravascularly.

Case presentation: A 54-year old female sought medical help after noticing her leg being swelling. A diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) was made and antithrombotic treatment was given after her initial imaging exam. Several days later, a contrast CT and sequential pathology revealed the real diagnosis was intravascular leiomyoma. The patient was discharged after a successful surgery.

Conclusion: Intravascular leiomyoma should not be confused with DVT.

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deep vein thrombosis, antithrombotic treatment,intravascular leiomyoma


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