Anomalous ovarian artery vascularisation of a large uterine fibroid: successful embolisation
- 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital San Camillo-Forlanini, Rome, Italy
- 2Interventional Radiology Service, Hospital San Camillo-Forlanini, Rome, Italy
- Correspondence to Dr Fabrizio Signore,
Successful embolisation of an abnormal ovarian artery (OAE) feeding a fundal uterine fibroid is rarely reported.
A 50-year-old woman presented with vaginal bleeding and anaemia. Ultrasound and MRI showed a single large fundal subserosal fibroid. CA 19.9, CEA, CA 125 and LDH were normal. Aortic angiography showed an exclusive supply to a leiomyoma from a hypertrophic right ovarian artery. No feeding from …