Fibroid Detection in Ultrasound Uterus Images Using Image Processing

  • K. T. Dilna
  • D. Jude HemanthEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1087)


The unnatural growth present in the uterus wall is uterus fibroids. Presence of fibroid in uterus leads to infertility. Ultrasound images are a significant tool to detect uterus disorders. Fibroid extraction from ultrasound scanned images is indeed a challenging task considering its size, less detectible boundaries and positions. Segmentation of ultrasound images is not an easy task because of speckle noise. This paper endows a method to segment uterus fibroid from ultrasound scanned images. This method utilizes many mathematical morphology concepts to detect fibroid region. The method segmented the fibroid and extracts some shape-based features.


Fibroid Uterus Ultrasonic imaging Segmentation Morphological operations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ECECollege of Engineering and TechnologyPayyanurIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEKarunya UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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