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Calcified leiomyoma of the uterus following brachytherapy
  1. Mohamed Iliyas
  1. Department of General Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Kanchipuram, TN 603108, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohamed Iliyas, Department of General Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, TN 603108, India; dr.mohd.iliyas{at}

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A 70-year-old thin built woman got admitted with a history of increased frequency of urination, hesitancy, urinary incontinence and lower abdominal pain for 4 years which worsened since 1 month ago. She denied a history of fever, haematuria or postmenopausal bleeding. She had four full term normal vaginal deliveries in the past. She gave a history of undergoing treatment for uterine fibroids with oral progesterone at the age of 35 years, since she denied to undergo hysterectomy. At the age of 45, she was given intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. The fibroids were persistent then and there were no complications of radiotherapy. On examination, she had a body mass index of 17, blood pressure of …

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  • Contributors MI was the treating physician and contributed to the manuscript writing, literature search and proof reading.

  • Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.