Uterine fibroids are benign smooth muscle tumors that are found in at least 20% of women over the age of 30 years. The incidence of fibroids increases with age until the time of menopause. Fibroids may be identified in as many as 50% of nulliparous women at the age of 50.(1)


Uterine Fibroid Uterine Rupture GnRH Analog Smooth Muscle Tumor Laparoscopic Myomectomy 
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