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Case Studies | Gynaecology | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023
Fibroid Uterus - An Overview and Case Study
P. Nithya Kala P | Divya R P | Femina H | Gayathri P  | Jensilin Devakumari T | Jessly Lalu
Abstract: Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) are a gynaecological disorder that requires surgery in presence of symptoms. They are benign smooth muscle tumours which arises in uterus. The development of fibroid depends upon hormones of ovaries because their growth will be slow during reproductive years and undergo atrophy after attaining menopause. Leiomyomas mostly, occurs in the body of uterus and in fundus; Only 3% occurs in cervix. In every year about 60% of women who are above the age of 50 will have atleast one uterine fibroid.
Keywords: Fibroid uterus, Myomectomy, Gonadotrophic releasing hormone, Oestrogen, subserosal hypoechoic lesions
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,
Pages: 136 - 138
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