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Something to Reed about: Fibroids, cutaneous leiomyomas, and renal cell carcinoma

Authors
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
0002-9378
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
210
Issue
6
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.03.008
Keywords
  • Early-Onset Leiomyomas
  • Fibroids
  • Hereditary Leiomyomatosis And Renal Cell Cancer
  • Multiple Cutaneous And Uterine Leiomyomatosis
  • Reed'S Syndrome
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

A 48 year-old woman with a history of fibroids presents with asymptomatic skin lesions. Biopsy reveals cutaneous leiomyomas and subsequent genetic evaluation confirms the diagnosis of hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer. In this report, we review the typical presentation of the syndrome as well as recommendations for surveillance.

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