Huge symptomatic pedunculated uterine fibroid in pregnancy: Antepartum myomectomy and term delivery at a specialist hospital in Kano, Nigeria

  • Iman Usman Haruna Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Mohammadu Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, Nigeria.
  • Jamilu Tukur Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nigeria.
  • Idris Usman Takai | Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nigeria.
  • Abdullahi Mustapha Miko Mohammed Department of Anaesthesia, Bayero University Kano/Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria.
  • Ali Abdurrahman Bunawa Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Mohammadu Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, Nigeria.


Myomas are common in pregnancy and can go unnoticed. One in ten patients, however, develops complications that would necessitate their removal. Myomectomy performed at caesarian section had come to the lime light over the last decade and recent literature have shown its safety. There is still paucity of literature on myomectomy performed during pregnancy. Our case was a 25 years old primigravida at 21 weeks with features of acute abdomen secondary to uterine fibroid which was diagnosed during pregnancy. She subsequently had antepartum myomectomy and a live birth at term via caesarean section.



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Uterine fibroid, antepartum myomectomy, term delivery
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Haruna, Iman Usman, Jamilu Tukur, Idris Usman Takai, Abdullahi Mustapha Miko Mohammed, and Ali Abdurrahman Bunawa. 2021. “Huge Symptomatic Pedunculated Uterine Fibroid in Pregnancy: Antepartum Myomectomy and Term Delivery at a Specialist Hospital in Kano, Nigeria”. Annals of African Medical Research 3 (2).