[Cavernous hemangioma of the uterine cervix in pregnancy].
Abteilung Spezielle Onkologie und experimentelle Gynäkologie, Frauenklinik der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover.Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde (Impact Factor: 0.94). 02/1994; 54(1):62-4.
Cavernous haemangiomas of the uterine cervix are very rare and usually harmless. Nevertheless, the case reported of a 31-year old multiparous woman in the 34+1 gestational week, who presented herself with a fast growing cervical haemangioma, indicates, that this benign tumour may cause obstetrical complications.
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