fibroid tumour

fibroid tumour

(1) Fibroma. 
(2) Leiomyoma. 
(3) A nonspecific term for any firm, well-circumscribed, usually benign, mesenchymal neoplasm—e.g., fibroma, leiomyoma.
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Speaking to the media on Monday, Dr Thomas Bossmar, director of gynaecology at the HMC Women's Hospital said the robotic surgery will be used to treat women suffering from fibroid tumours, which is prevalent among about 20 percent of the women population in Qatar.
The new technique, according to Bossmar, has already been proven to be effective in treating fibroid tumours, which are common among the Middle Eastern, African and Caucasian women without the risk of recurrence.
The woman was in an urgent need for the emergency surgery to remove 68 uterine fibroid tumours, and she would have died without God's mercy, and the quick surgical intervention, as well as the availability of hi-tech medical equipment at the hospital, Dr Zayed said.
Benign fibroid tumours grow slowly on the womb wall.
The problem has a number of causes, including infections and fibroid tumours, and is related to a lack of blood reaching the uterine wall.