Fibroids

Some articles on fibroids, fibroid:

Uterine Fibroid - Society and Culture
... The Center for Uterine Fibroids which is associated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston MA is currently recruiting volunteers for an investigation of all aspects of the aetiology, pathology of ... is the search for a specific gene associated with the development of fibroids ... Since one risk factor for uterine fibroids is having a family history of fibroids, the results of this study will provide some answers on the heredity of the illness ...
Other Locations, Metastatic Leiomyoma
... leiomyoma are an extremely rare complication after hysterectomy for uterine fibroids ... in literature mention a history of hysterectomy for uterine fibroids, however the question whether these fibromyomas are possibly metastases of the uterine fibroids has not been investigated ...
Uterine Fibroid - Treatment - Myomectomy
... Myomectomy is a surgery to remove one or more fibroids ... myomectomy In a hysteroscopic myomectomy, the fibroid is removed by the use of a resectoscope, an endoscopic instrument inserted through the vagina and cervix that can use high-frequency ... Hysteroscopic myomectomy is most often recommended for submucosal fibroids ...
Uterine Fibroid - Diagnosis - Coexisting Disorders
... Fibroids that lead to heavy vaginal bleeding lead to anemia and iron deficiency ... Fibroids may also present alongside endometriosis, which itself may cause infertility ... Adenomyosis may be mistaken for or coexist with fibroids ...
Adenomyosis - Diagnosis
... without the focal well-defined masses that characterize uterine fibroids ... limited by other factors, but not by calcified uterine fibroids (as is ultrasound) ... able to differentiate adenomyosis from multiple small uterine fibroids ...