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- n. A non-cancerous tumor of smooth muscle.
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- n. See liomyoma.
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- n. benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)
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They're also called myoma, leiomyoma, leiomyomata and fibromyoma.
Estrogenic effects of organochlorine pesticides on uterine leiomyoma cells in vitro.
Marsh E, Lin Z, Yin P, Milad M, Chakravarti D, et al. (2008) Differential expression of microRNA species in human uterine leiomyoma versus normal myometrium.
In the horse, intestinal cancers such as intestinal adenocarcinoma, leiomyoma, leiomyosarcoma, myxosarcoma, ganglioneuroma, nerve sheath tumor, and carcinoid are challenging to differentiate from other conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease and internal abscesses.
Fibroids of the uterus, a condition called uterine leiomyoma, can be debilitating, leading to excessive
No medical therapies are approved for long-term treatment of uterine leiomyoma.
Progestin-releasing intrauterine systems and leiomyoma.
Gastrointestinal smooth muscle tumors (SMTs, including leiomyoma and leiomyosarcoma) represent relat ...
PCNA gene expression in human myometrial and leiomyoma tissues as well
Similarly, no correlation between implantation and miscarriage with leiomyoma number and size was found.