Fibroids (leimyoma)

Risk Factors

  • Black > white
  • Common (70-80%) age > 50

Symptoms

  • Severe sx in 15-30% of those w/fibroids
  • Heavy/prolonged bleeding during menstruation
  • Fertility problems
  • Lower abd pressue/pain

Physical Exam Findings

  • Rarely palpable uterine mass