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myoma

 [mi-o´mah]
a tumor formed of muscle tissue. adj., adj myo´matous.
uterine myoma (myoma of uterus) leiomyoma uteri.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă),
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]

myoma

/my·o·ma/ (mi-o´mah) pl. myomas, myo´mata   a benign tumor formed of muscle elements.myom´atous
uterine myoma  leiomyoma of the uterus.

myoma

(mī-ō′mə)
n. pl. myo·mas or myo·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed of muscle tissue.

my·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.

myoma

[mī·ō′mə] pl. myomas, myomata
Etymology: Gk, mys + oma, tumor
a common benign fibroid tumor of the uterine muscle. The tumor develops most frequently after 30 years of age in women, especially African-American women, who have never been pregnant. Menorrhagia, backache, constipation, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and other symptoms develop in proportion to the size, location, and rate of growth of the tumor.
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Multiple myomas: laporascopic view
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Common locations for myomas of the uterus

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]

myoma

A BENIGN tumour of muscle.

Myoma

These are benign (non-malignant) tumors of the uterus.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Exam

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]

myoma (mīō´mə),

n a neoplasm characterized by muscle cells.

myoma

a tumor formed of muscle tissue.

myoma uteri, myoma of uterus
a benign tumor of the smooth muscle fibers of the uterus. See leiomyoma uteri.
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Effects of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal uterine myoma.
Non-CDM was defined as an intramural myoma with a normal uterine cavity shape.
At baseline, the women had symptomatic uterine myomas and moderate to severe heavy menstrual bleeding measured by alkaline hematin analysis of returned sanitary products.
It is proved to be a reasonable choice in perimenopausal women in whom myoma regresses after menopause and in the nulliparous women who want to avoid surgery.
LNG-IUD is a good alternative to oral progestagens for treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding observed in the cases with uterine myoma due to its ease of use and good patient tolerance.
The injection of bupivacaine plus epinephrine into the myometrium overlying the myoma was also evaluated in one study and the result showed evidence of reduction in blood loss (14).
Blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy is related with the size and numbers of myomas.
Patient Ages and Histologic Features for Matched Myoma Pairs
During the seminar, she visualized her myoma as a coconut fruit that withered and died.
Pregnant women with myoma should undergo frequent ultrasound evaluation during pregnancy in order to monitor both fetal growth and myoma size.
He narrated to the reporters how he killed his 46-year-old wife, who neighbors said, was diagnosed with myoma.