Retrovesical leiomyoma

Nelson G. Gordonez, Alberto Ayala, O. Lawrence Johnston, Douglas E. Johnson

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Abstract

Primary tumors arising in the retrovesical area are rare. We recently treated by primary excision a large retrovesical leiomyoma in a forty-five-year-old man. The smooth muscle nature of the tumor was confirmed by electron microscopy. Recognizing this entity is important, since treatment consists only of surgical removal, and the prognosis should be excellent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-70
Number of pages4
JournalUrology
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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