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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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Intraoperative blood salvage should be considered in patients with uterine myomas, and certainly in those in whom myomectomy during cesarean section is planned, particularly in cases when massive intraoperative hemorrhage is expected.
Longitudinal evaluation of uterine myoma growth during pregnancy.
Researchers interviewed 843 women diagnosed with uterine myomas in the past 2 years and 1,557 women hospitalized for nongynecologic reasons without a history of uterine myomas.
Primary physical examinations revealed a mobile solid mass of nearly 12-14 cm in diameter, which couldn't be differentiated from a uterine myoma.
Relationship between hormone receptor concentration and tumor shrinkage in uterine myoma after treatment with a GnRHa.
PregLem is planning the initiation of a pivotal Phase III program for a first indication of uterine myoma in 2008.
We believe that our experience provides reassurance for pregnant women with uterine myomas, the surgical management of uterine myomas during pregnancy can be successfully performed by expert surgeons on a case-by-case basis.
Sven Nilsson, Hakan Ahlstrom, Folke Nilsson "Calcified Leiomyosarcoma simulating Uterine Myoma in a Patient with long-standing Anemia".
Secondary calcification occur in hyalinized tissue in about 4% of uterine myoma and usually dense and amorphous.
This tumor is often misdiagnosed as a uterine myoma in ultrasonographic findings and is sometimes mistaken for a malignant tumor of the ovary, because of its solid nature, increased tumor marker levels, and accompanying ascites.
14] The evidence to suggest that uterine myomas decrease fertility is inferential and relatively weak; the bulk of it is derived from studies that had compared the incidence of myomas in fertile and infertile women or the reproductive performance of women with otherwise unexplained infertility before and after myomectomyts 16].
The echographic examination showed a gestational sac fully displaced by two intramural uterine myomas, 20 cm each, located in the uterine fundus and in the left anterior wall close to the uterine blood vessels of the same side and in the vicinity of the cervix.