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Leiomyoma

A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.

Year introduced: FIBROIDS, UTERINE was see UTERINE NEOPLASMS 1991-1993

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.450.590.450

MeSH Unique ID: D007889

Entry Terms:

  • Leiomyomas
  • Fibroid Tumor
  • Fibroid Tumors
  • Tumor, Fibroid
  • Tumors, Fibroid
  • Fibromyoma
  • Fibromyomas
  • Fibroid
  • Fibroids
  • Fibroid Uterus
  • Uterus, Fibroid
  • Fibroma, Uterine
  • Fibromas, Uterine
  • Uterine Fibroma
  • Uterine Fibromas
  • Fibroids, Uterine
  • Fibroid, Uterine
  • Uterine Fibroid
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Leiomyoma, Uterine

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