Fibromyoma

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fibromyoma

[¦fī·brō·mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor, usually of smooth muscle, with a prominent fibrous stroma; commonly a uterine leiomyoma.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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