Pedunculated uterine fibroid

Illustration of Pedunculated uterine fibroid

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Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths in the uterus. Fibroids can grow on the inside of the uterus, within the muscle wall of the uterus, or on the outer surface of the uterus.

Last Updated: August 11, 2009

Author: Sandy Jocoy, RN

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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