A cavernous haemangioma of the uterine cervix during pregnancy

Smita Mahapatra, Bidyut Prava Das, Asaranti Kar, Rupa Das, Sudha Sethy, Kalyani Hazra


Cavernous haemangioma of the uterine cervix is extremely rare. Fewer than 50 have been reported cases to date. A nulliparous term woman presented with a sensation of “something coming out” of her introitus. The mass was found to be large, 8 cm in diameter, and arising from the uterine cervix. It was clinically diagnosed as a cervical fibroid. The mass was surgically resected and was sent for histopathological study. Grossly, it was a wellcircumscribed, greyish-brown mass, measuring 6 x 7 x 8 cm. From the biopsy, the diagnosis that was made was cervical cavernous haemangioma. The patient later delivered a child by Caesarean section. Although cavernous haemangioma of the uterine cervix in pregnancy is a rare entity, it should be kept in mind as a differential diagnosis by clinicians.


Cavernous hamangioma; Uterine cervix; Pregnancy

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South Afr J Gynaecol Oncol: ISSN (Print): 2074-2835, ISSN (Web): 2220-105X

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