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Related to leiomyomata: Uterine fibroids, Uterine leiomyomata


n. pl. lei·o·my·o·mas or lei·o·my·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.

[Greek leios, smooth; see (s)lei- in Indo-European roots + myoma.]

lei′o·my·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.
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pl n
(Medicine) benign tumours, consisting of muscle fibres, that can occur in any organ but are most commonly found in the uterus
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Self-reported heavy bleeding associated with uterine leiomyomata. Obstet Gynecol.
The final diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata with secondary degeneration changes including ossification was made.
The remaining patients each had between one and five additional problems, most commonly salpingitis, leiomyomata uteri, pelvic adhesions, and proximal tubal occlusion.
The binding of epidermal growth factor to the human uterus and leiomyomata in women render hypo oestrogenic by continuous administration of an LHRH agonist.
The chromosomal location of ESR2 gene has been frequently rearranged in uterine leiomyomata and other benign tumors which could play a major role in the etiology of leiomyomas (5).
Our findings for this case were unusual that not only leiomyomata are not commonly found in the elbow but also are particularly uncommon as developing after an i.v.
The search terms, which were combined using Boolean operators ("or" and "and"), included the following: uterine leiomyomas, leiomyoma, myoma, fibroma, fibromyoma, fibroleiomyoma, leiomyomata, uterine artery embolization, apparent diffusion coefficient, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, and diffusion-weighted imaging.
Germline mutations in FH predispose to dominantly inherited uterine fibroids, skin leiomyomata and papillary renal cell cancer.
Estrakial and progesterone binding in uterine leiomyomata and in normal uterine tissues.
There is high incidence of caesarean section in women with leiomyomata, with a large proportion being directly related to the fibroid.2
Leiomyomata uteri were incidentally noticed on ultrasound (Figures 1(b) and 1(c)).
Blake, "Leiomyomata uteri: hormonal and molecular determinants of growth," Journal of the National Medical Association, vol.