They may cause abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, urinary and intestinal symptoms.
Fibroids may cause complication in pregnancies.
Pelvic examination and ultrasonography aid in diagnosis.
Treatment modalities include oral contraceptives, hormone therapy to shrink fibroids, and surgical procedures such as hysterectomy or excision of the fibroid itself. Surgery these days can be customized to the patients needs.
Asymptomatic fibroids do not need treatment.
Latest Publications and Research on Fibroids in UterusUterine Necrosis after Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Fibroids. - Published by PubMed
Establishment of a rat model for uterine leiomyomas based on Western and traditional Chinese medicine theories. - Published by PubMed
Epithelioid Angiosarcoma Arising from a Huge Leiomyoma: A Case Report and a Literature Review. - Published by PubMed
Unusual Case of a Torted Mesenteric Fibroid. - Published by PubMed
Inflammatory Myofibrobalstic Tumor in Female Genital Tract. - Published by PubMed