Fibroids are also called myoma/leiomyoma/fibromyoma Features of fibroids: -benign smooth muscle tumour of the uterus -estrogen dependent -whorled appearance -pearly white in colour Anatomy of fibroids -well circumscribed -pseudocapsule (contain blood vessels) -cut surface: whorled appearance, pinkish white Types of uterine fibroids a. Cervical– anterior, posterior, central, lateral b. Body of uterus– intramural: the tumour …

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