Fibroids

Alternative names
Leiomyoma; Fibromyoma; Myoma; Uterine fibroids

Definition
Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of muscle and connective tissue that develop within, or are attached to, the uterine wall.

see Uterine fibroids.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.

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