Ob/GYN- Uterine Masses (Fibroids)

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  • 1. 
    A leiomyoma is also known as a _____________.
  • 2. 
    ____________ describe a spiral or circular pattern.
  • 3. 
    _______________ are benign uterine tumors that are composed of whorls or myometrial tissue. They may alter the contour of the uterus.
  • 4. 
    Fibroid growth is stimulated by _____________ and _____________.
  • 5. 
    Fibroids usually _______________ after menopause.
  • 6. 
    The most common benign gynecological tumor is a ________________.
  • 7. 
    Fibroids are prevalent in what ethnicity?
  • 8. 
    Approximately ____(#)-____(#) % of women have leimyomas during their reproductive years.
  • 9. 
    ____________ may be responsible for infertility problems.
  • 10. 
    Large fibroids may displace _____________ structures and alter ___________ contour.
  • 11. 
    Fibroids commonly increase the ____________ size.
  • 12. 
    Fibroids are usually...
    • A. 

      By themselves

    • B. 

      Multiple in number

    • C. 

      Found in pairs

  • 13. 
    When fibroids degenerate they cause ___________ ____________.
  • 14. 
    Due to increase in uterine size from a fibroid, pressure is put on adjacent ______________ structures causing _______________ or _______________ frequency.
  • 15. 
    Fibroids are often...
    • A. 

      Highly symptomatic

    • B. 

      Asymptomatic

  • 16. 
    This type of fibroid grows under the uterine serosa. It usually will cause a focal bulge on the surface of the uterus.
  • 17. 
    The most common type of fibroid has an interstitial location. Within the myometrium it usually doesn't cause problems unless it is very large.
  • 18. 
    The least common fibroid is most likely to produce symptoms such as bleeding or crampting.
  • 19. 
    This type of fibroid may appear like as  extrauterine masses, and has a stalk that may be seen arising fromt he superior fundal region of the uterus. This fibroid may twist and cause pain, and may be subserosal.
  • 20. 
    _____________ myomas are rare and may obstruct the cervical internal os, and interrupt fetal delivery.
  • 21. 
    ____________ _____________ myomas are very rare and may mimic other adnexal masses.
  • 22. 
    Leiomyomas near the ______________ _______________ may obstruct the fallopian tube and impair fertilization.
  • 23. 
    Sonographically, fibroids
    • A. 

      Are easily visible

    • B. 

      Are not easily visible

    • C. 

      Have a variable appearance

  • 24. 
    Transvaginal sonography is useful for detection of ___________ fibroids.
  • 25. 
    Transabdominal imaging may be necessary with _____________ fibroids.
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