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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă),
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

myoma

A BENIGN tumour of muscle.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Myoma

These are benign (non-malignant) tumors of the uterus.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Exam
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Design: A matched-pair study design involving, respectively, one randomized and one non-randomized controlled prospective cohort study on female patients with myomas, endometrioses and cervix dysplasia.
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Due to breech presentation and giant cervical myoma, cesarean section (CS) was performed under general anesthesia.
Remarkably, in 2 of the three cases after previous laparoscopic myomectomy, there were several parasitic myoma cases.
[4] In our case, gradual growth of the uterine myoma occurred over 3 years.
Because SIS by distending the uterine cavity with saline/fluid and making a clear interface between the lesion and dark endometrial cavity reliably distinguish submucosal myoma from intramural myomas.
"Our results reflect the immediate change in surgical practice after a policy change, and this might be neutralized once newer techniques for removing myomas and myomatous uteri by minimally invasive measures are adopted more broadly."
c) A decrease in myoma volume was observed in 35.7% of the tibolone group, with the average myoma volume increasing by 4.7% after 12 weeks