leiomyoma

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leiomyoma

[‚lī·ō·mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor composed of smooth muscle cells.
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ER-[beta] rs3020449 C/T polymorphism: The frequencies of genotype CC, CT and TT were 54%, 29.3% and 16.7% in controls and 12%, 49.3% and 38.7% in patients with uterine leiomyoma, respectively.
Special attention should be paid to the findings in cases of uterine leiomyomas, the most common example of neoplasms observed in this study (20 out of 40 cases).
Maruo, "Tumor necrosis factor-a expression in human uterine leiomyoma and its down-regulation by progesterone," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Selective progesterone receptor modulator asoprisnil induces endoplasmic reticulum stress in cultured human uterine leiomyoma cells.
Leiomyosarcoma in a series of hysterectomies performed for presumed uterine leiomyomas. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1990;162:968-74.
Here, we present a rare case of a primary hydatid cyst of the uterus mimicking a uterine leiomyoma.
Schectman, "High cumulative incidence of uterine leiomyoma in black and white women: Ultrasound evidence," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
CYP1A1 genetic polymorphisms and uterine leiomyoma risk: A meta-analysis.
A uterine fibroid, also known as uterine leiomyoma is a benign smooth muscle tumor of the uterus.