Fibroids Of The Uterus

(Fibroids, uterine fibroids)

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus, resulting from smooth muscle tissue. They often lead to abnormal bleeding from the uterus, pain and fullness in the lower abdomen, urinary and bowel symptoms and complications of pregnancy. Diagnosis is made by the gynecological examination, ultrasound and other imaging techniques. The treatment of symptomatic patients is based on their desire for preservation of fertility and preserve their uterus. It can be used oral contraceptives and short-term administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone for the reduction of fibroids, progestin therapy as well as more definite surgery (z. B. hysterectomy, Myectomy) include.

Uterine fibroids are the most abundant pelvic tumors; They occur all women aged 45 years at about 70%. However, many fibroids are small and cause no symptoms. About 25% of the fair-skinned and 50% of dark-skinned women fibroids that may be causing symptoms develop. Fibroids occur in women with a high body mass index more frequently. Potentially protective factors include. a. the birth of a child and cigarette smoking.

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus, resulting from smooth muscle tissue. They often lead to abnormal bleeding from the uterus, pain and fullness in the lower abdomen, urinary and bowel symptoms and complications of pregnancy. Diagnosis is made by the gynecological examination, ultrasound and other imaging techniques. The treatment of symptomatic patients is based on their desire for preservation of fertility and preserve their uterus. It can be used oral contraceptives and short-term administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone for the reduction of fibroids, progestin therapy as well as more definite surgery (z. B. hysterectomy, Myectomy) include. Uterine fibroids are the most abundant pelvic tumors; They occur all women aged 45 years at about 70%. However, many fibroids are small and cause no symptoms. About 25% of the fair-skinned and 50% of dark-skinned women fibroids that may be causing symptoms develop. Fibroids occur in women with a high body mass index more frequently. Potentially protective factors include. a. the birth of a child and cigarette smoking. The most common site of uterine fibroids is subserous, followed by the intramural and the submucosal layer. Sometimes fibroids occur in the ligaments. lata (intraligamentary), the tubes or the cervix before. Some are stalked. They usually occur on multiple, but all develop from a single smooth muscle cell so that they are monoclonal origin. As they respond to estrogen, fibroids have a tendency during puberty to grow and shrink after menopause. Degenerative changes can be caused by loss of blood supply. The degeneration of the hyaline, myxomatous, kalzifizierend, cystic, greasy, red (usually only during pregnancy) or described necrotic. Although patients often worry that a fibroid could be malicious, it is only in <1% of patients in a sarcomatous degeneration. Where fibroids grow fibroids can Intramural (in the wall of the uterus) Submucous (under the lining of the uterus) Subserosal (below the outer surface of the uterus) Pedunculated (grow on a stalk) leiomyomas (US Navy photo) var model = {thumbnailUrl: '/ - / media / manual / professional / images / fibroids_high_de.jpg lang = en & thn = 0 & mw = 350 ', imageUrl'? /-/media/manual/professional/images/fibroids_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ', title:' leiomyoma 'description:' u003Ca id = "v38397080 " class = ""anchor "" u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = ""para "" u003e u003cp u003eDer uterus is enlarged and has an uneven shape because different fibers are present. u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e 'credits : '(US Navy photo)' hideCredits: false

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