What is leiomyoma?

Fibroid. Leiomyoma is another name for fibroid (also called myoma). They are benign, non cancerous tumors that are found in the uterus. It is the most common pelvic tumor in women, most commonly seen between 30-55 years of age.

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What is uterine leiomyoma?

Fibroid. A benign muscle tumor of uterus can be small or very large rarely they may develop cancer. Read more...

What is uterine leiomyoma cause?

Often nothing. Uterine leiomyomas (aka fibroids) are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They are often found incidentally and cause no symptoms. We call these fibroids "passengers" because they ride in the uterus and do not need any treatment. Women that have symptoms often complain of heavy menstrual flow, pelvic pain, or increased urinary frequency. Read more...

What relation is between leiomyoma and endometrioma?

None. These are two different conditions. Endometriosis is usually found in the ovaries or pelvis . Fibroids originate from the uterus. Adenomyosis is the endometriosis of uterus , but still not related to fibroids. Read more...