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Epidemiology and management of uterine fibroids

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Jan 22, 2020

Emma GiulianiErica E Marsh

Abstract

Uterine leiomyomas are one of the most common and yet understudied diseases in women. These tumors, commonly known as fibroids, affect women mainly during their reproductive years and are diagnosed in up to 70% of white and more than 80% of women of African ancestry during their lifetim...read more

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Neoplasms
Disease Management
Uterine Myomectomy
Uterine Fibroids
Constipation
Pelvic Pain
Anemia
Diagnosis
Research
Delivery of Health Care
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Epidemiology and management of uterine fibroids

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Jan 22, 2020

Emma GiulianiErica E Marsh

PMID: 31960950

DOI: 10.1002/ijgo.13102

Abstract

Uterine leiomyomas are one of the most common and yet understudied diseases in women. These tumors, commonly known as fibroids, affect women mainly during their reproductive years and are diagnosed in up to 70% of white and more than 80% of women of African ancestry during their lifetim...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Neoplasms
Disease Management
Uterine Myomectomy
Uterine Fibroids
Constipation
Pelvic Pain
Anemia
Diagnosis
Research
Delivery of Health Care

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Leiomyoma

Leiomyomas, also known as fibroids, are benign smooth muscle tumors that rarely become malignant. They can form in any organ but commonly occur in the small bowel, esophagus, and the uterus. Here is the latest research.

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Anemia develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. Anemia of inflammation (AI, also called anemia of chronic disease) is a common, typically normocytic, normochromic anemia that is caused by an underlying inflammatory disease. Here is the latest research on anemia.

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