Case Report| Volume 34, ISSUE 4, P573-575, August 2021

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Leiomyoma in the Adolescent Patient: A Case Report

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      Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is an exciting new modality in the field of minimal access surgery. This case illustrates the feasibility of single-incision laparoscopic surgery for uterine pathology in the pediatric and adolescent population.


      A 19-year-old girl presented with pelvic pain. Transabdominal pelvic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging revealed multiple fibroids with rapid enlargement over a year. In collaboration with the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery team, single incision laparoscopic myomectomy was performed with satisfactory results.

      Summary and Conclusion

      Complex uterine pathology can be managed with minimally invasive surgery with excellent clinical outcomes. SILS is a rapidly developing field that may represent the future of laparoscopic surgery and can be used to treat reproductive pathology in the pediatric and adolescent population.

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