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Title:
Cavernous Hemangioma of the Cervix with Intractable Bleeding:A Case Report
Authors:  John Riggs, M.D., Maud Bertoni, M.D., Henry Schiavello, M.D., Alan Weinstein, D.O., and Michal Kazimir, M.S.
 
BACKGROUND: Cavernous hemangioma of the cervix is rare and may cause serious bleeding.

CASE: A 33-year-old woman developed intractable cervical bleeding following pregnancy termination. Bleeding persisted despite curettage and suturing, and ultimately required hysterectomy. Cavernous hemangioma was confirmed histologically.

CONCLUSION: This condition is a potential cause of uncontrollable cervical bleeding. (J Reprod Med 2003;48:741-743)
Keywords:  hemangioma, cavernous; cervix diseases; abortion, induced
   
   
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