[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: To report a case of leiomyoma of the bladder in a patient with unspecific urinary symptoms and discuss the utility of the diagnostic imaging techniques.
A 56-year-old woman who consulted for unspecific urinary symptoms is described. Patient evaluation with ultrasound, CT and MRI showed a mass in the posterior aspect of the urinary bladder.
Leiomyoma of the bladder is an uncommon benign tumor that is asymptomatic in most of the cases and is frequently discovered incidentally during assessment for other conditions. The case described herein presented with unspecific urinary symptoms. Patient evaluation with different diagnostic imaging techniques was required for correct diagnosis and treatment.
No preview · Article · Jan 2002 · Archivos españoles de urología