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Synonyms for fibroid

benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)

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Because at least one-half of fibroid tumors appear to be cytogenetically normal, there may exist an unidentified submicroscopic mutation in this karyotypically normal subgroup or even in the cytogenetically abnormal group as well.
Fibroid tumors of the uterus often cause no symptoms and many times are found during routine examinations.
Fibroid tumors are benign (non-cancerous) growths that appear on the muscular wall of the uterus.
She had been dealing with Uterine Fibroid Tumors along with the common menopausal symptoms: hot flashes, mood swings, and night sweats.
Researchers at Meharry Medical College report that epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a flavonol contained in green tea, helped reduce the growth of cultured fibroid tumor cells, as well as fibroid tumors in female mice.
While there are theoretical concerns that pathology in the uterine cavity, such as fibroid tumors, could reduce visibility and thereby make it more difficult to insert the device, this has not proved to be an issue in practice.
Benign fibroid tumors affect between 20 percent and 40 percent of women who are 35 and older, and can cause excessive bleeding and painful cramping.
developer of the VizAblate[TM] system, a minimally invasive device to treat uterine fibroid tumors, announced today that Karen D.
In addition to video presentations and interviews with experts on conditions such as fibroid tumors, endometriosis, sexually transmitted infections, and treatment options including robotics, advanced laparoscopy, new drugs and diagnostic tools, there are OB/GYN doctors available to answer your questions on the OBGYN.
In some cases, the procedure also can be utilized to treat women with fibroid tumors and intra-uterine polyps.
Heavy bleeding can be caused by hormonal imbalances and any disorder of the uterus, from fibroid tumors to polyps.
When Onix's daughter was born at NMC by C-section, her doctor found moderate size fibroid tumors in her uterus which required surgical removal.
Many women have chosen to suffer with the often painful side effects of fibroid tumors in order to avoid undergoing a hysterectomy," says Dr.