What is a fibroid made of?

Answer A fibroid tumor, or myoma, is a benign (noncancerous) growth composed of smooth muscle as well as extracellular matrix, or connective tissue. This matrix is made up of collagen, fibronectin and pro... Read More »

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What is a fundal fibroid?

Fundal fibroids occur in the uterus. They are not cancerous, do not lead to a higher risk of uterine cancer, and almost never turn into cancer when not removed. Fundal fibroids are usually asymptom... Read More »

What is a uterine fibroid?

Uterine fibroids are common in women of childbearing age. These typically non-cancerous growths form in the lining of the uterus. Most uterine fibroids not require treatment, according to the Mayo ... Read More »

What is a poly fibroid?

Some women are plagued with conditions related to the reproductive system. Many times they are found to have poly (multiple) fibroids. A fibroid is a benign tumor especially of the uterine wall tha... Read More »

What is a fibroid growth?

A fibroid growth, also called a fibromyoma or leiomyoma, is a benign (non-cancerous) growth in the uterus which can affect women during their child-bearing years. Although fibroids seldom require t... Read More »