Fibromyoma

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Related to fibromyomas: fibroid, uterine myoma

fibromyoma

[¦fī·brō·mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor, usually of smooth muscle, with a prominent fibrous stroma; commonly a uterine leiomyoma.

Fibromyoma

 

a benign tumor of muscle tissue with involvement of connective tissue. The most common form, fibromyoma of the uterus (uterine leiomyoma), may be accompanied by hemorrhages, anemia, and irregularity in the menstrual cycle. It requires regular medical observation and is treated surgically.

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Hammond, "Response of fibromyomas to a progestin," American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, vol.
Myomas and fibromyomas are not uncommon in the round, ovarian and broad ligaments.
You may hear your health care professional call fibroids by other terms, including uterine leiomyomas, fibromyomas, fibromas, myofibromas and myomas.