37-year-old Gülnara Elmuradova learned from the examinations performed at the Near East University Hospital, where she applied with complaints of inguinal pain and abdominal bloating, that she had 13 myomas, a total of approximately 1.5 kg. All myomas of the patient were removed through a 2-hour surgery performed by the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
37-year-old Gülnara Elmuradova, who applied to the Near East University Hospital due to inguinal pain and abdominal bloating, was shocked when she learned the truth revealed by the examinations. As a result of the ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, many giant myomas filling the entire abdomen of Elmuradova were detected. Gülnara Elmuradova regained her health after a successful operation conducted by Near East University Hospital Gynecology and Obstetrics Department specialist Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay said that although myomas are benign masses, they had reached a giant size and that they were surgically removed.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay: "Myomas were removed while protecting the uterus"
The continuation of Gülnara Elmuradova's desire to become a mother determined the course of the surgery. A total of 13 fibroids with a total weight of approximately 1.5 kilograms, the largest reaching 14 centimeters, were removed by the operation in which the uterus of the patient was preserved. Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay reported that all myomas were removed through a 10-centimeter small surgical incision applied to the lower abdomen.
Although rare, fibroids can cause infertility
Myomas, which are generally benign masses, arise from the muscular layer of the uterus. Myomas that do not cause any complaints are very common in women and are detected incidentally during routine gynecological examinations. Fibroids can be a problem due to their size, number and location.
Myomas, which can often give additional symptoms in proportion to growth, excessive menstrual bleeding, menstrual irregularity and abdominal pain, bleeding after sexual intercourse, inter-menstrual bleeding, frequent urination, abdominal enlargement or swelling, menstrual periods or during sexual intercourse It may cause anemia due to excessive bleeding and pain towards the coccyx. Myomas that cover the mouth of the tubes or uterus, on the other hand, may cause infertility.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay: "Myomas that cause obvious complaints must be treated"
Stating that generally small myomas that do not cause complaints do not require surgery, Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlen Emekçi Özay said, "Despite this, myomas that cause significant complaints, affect fertility, or that can be confused with cancer or similar malignant tumors require surgical treatment."