Image shows:KUB shows a large calcified mass in the pelvis (arrows), which is typical for a large calcified fibroid.
- Uterine leiomyoma, also known as uterine fibroid, is benign and the most common gynaecological neoplasm.
- When they are symptomatic, their usual presentations include: suprapubic mass, pain or menorrhagia.
- A leiomyoma may undergo calcification as it degenerates, and become visible on plain radiograph.
- The diagnosis is usually made on ultrasound . On USG, it appears as a well-defined hypoechoic mass in the myometrium of the uterus.
Other differentials of pelvic calcification in a female include dermoid , bladder stones and phleboliths.