Meaning of subserous fibroid?

Subserous fibroid. Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. Subserosal fibroids are on the outside covering of the uterus.
Fibroid location . Subserosal uterine fibroids are by definition on the outer surface of the uterus & grow outwards. These fibroids can be connected to the uterus via a long stalk & called pedunculated subserosal fibroids. Usually they do not affect woman's menstrual bleeding, but can cause pelvic pain, back pain & generalized pressure when they become large. In the illustration attached- "a" is a Subserosal fibroid.

Related Questions

What does an anterior subserous fibroid mean?

Front and center. The fibroid is located in the front of the uterus and just under the outside surface. It can cause bleeding and pain as symptoms. Read more...

Is a fibroid subserous posterior a fibroid outside your uterus or inside?

Definition of a fibr. subserous means below the lining of the uterus and posterior relates to it's position relative to the front and back of the utrus so yes it is in the uterus. Read more...

Can anterior subserous fibroid affect pregnancy?

Yes. This depends on fibroid size and location and especially if the fibroid extends or protrudes into the uterine cavity. Fibroids respond to estrogen (high in pregnancy) by increasing in size. They may revert to normal size after pregnancy. They can also interfere with normal labor. Most obstetricians measure them with ultrasound monthly or so during pregnancy. Read more...

I tested to have hypoechoic intramural fibroid. Measing 49mmX48mm nd 39mmX38mm right lateral going subserous, can it cause sharp pain on my left side?

Unusual. It is unusual for a fibroid that size and in that location to cause pain unless it is growing rapidly and out growing its blood supply which can happen in pregnancy and it would usually cause pain on the side where it is located. This is not to say it isn't possible,but I'd suggest being sure there isn't another cause for the pain before deciding it is due to the fibroid. Read more...
Yes. Subserosal fibroids cause bulk-related symptoms by pressing on adjacent structures. Those in the front of the uterus often cause increased urinary frequency, those on the sides press on pelvic nerves to cause pelvic pain, those in back, lower back pain, even constipation. While dominant fibroids on one side will often cause pain on that side, pain can be felt on opposite side as well. Read more...

Goodmorning doc, anterior subserous fibroid seen, size 2.5cm x 2.1cm please I want to know more about this cos I have not given birth yet. Also in the scan chronic PID was seen please I need your help. Thanks?

Fibroids are very. Common!Perhaps as much as 50% of women have fibroids.Fertility is hardly ever an issue.The ones that are likely to cause problems are the ones in the uterine cavity, the same ones that alter the flow of your menstrual period.Te ones n the outside tend to just get bigger especially with menses. Read more...

Hi I did a myomectomy 3 weeks ago for subserous fibroid broad ligament When can I start having sex? And when can I start doing exercises?

Post op sex. Your surgery could have been performed by several methods with differing incisions. Your surgeon is the best one to answer this question. Safe bet is four weeks or after your postop visit. Read more...
Depends. The answer depends on how the surgery was done, how large the fibroid was, you baseline health status and other factors. Contact your surgeon for specific instructions. Read more...
Post myometomy. Best to discuss all these questions with your surgeon who is responsible for your care. Read more...