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By Mnathan21 | Last updated: Jan 18, 2013
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A leiomyoma is also known as a _____________.
____________ describe a spiral or circular pattern.
_______________ are benign uterine tumors that are composed of whorls or myometrial tissue. They may alter the contour of the uterus.
Fibroid growth is stimulated by _____________ and _____________.
Fibroids usually _______________ after menopause.
The most common benign gynecological tumor is a ________________.
Fibroids are prevalent in what ethnicity?
Approximately ____(#)-____(#) % of women have leimyomas during their reproductive years.
____________ may be responsible for infertility problems.
Large fibroids may displace _____________ structures and alter ___________ contour.
Fibroids commonly increase the ____________ size.
Fibroids are usually...
Multiple in number
Found in pairs
When fibroids degenerate they cause ___________ ____________.
Due to increase in uterine size from a fibroid, pressure is put on adjacent ______________ structures causing _______________ or _______________ frequency.
Fibroids are often...
This type of fibroid grows under the uterine serosa. It usually will cause a focal bulge on the surface of the uterus.
The most common type of fibroid has an interstitial location. Within the myometrium it usually doesn't cause problems unless it is very large.
The least common fibroid is most likely to produce symptoms such as bleeding or crampting.
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.
_____________ myomas are rare and may obstruct the cervical internal os, and interrupt fetal delivery.
____________ _____________ myomas are very rare and may mimic other adnexal masses.
Leiomyomas near the ______________ _______________ may obstruct the fallopian tube and impair fertilization.
Are easily visible
Are not easily visible
Have a variable appearance
Transvaginal sonography is useful for detection of ___________ fibroids.
Transabdominal imaging may be necessary with _____________ fibroids.