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What is the causes of myoma and how exactly does it start?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Unknown: The causes of leiomyomata are unknown at this time. They do have a genetic predisposition, are more common in african americans, native americans and hispanics, and grow in response to estrogen by binding to receptors from a small cellular nidus of smooth muscle.

Answered 12/9/2013

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