Leiomyoma

Overview

A leiomyoma is a noncancerous soft issue tumor that develops from smooth muscle. It can develop on the skin, stomach, or elsewhere. A common type is uterine leiomyoma, which is a fibroid tumor in the womb (uterus).

Treatments

Treatment may not be needed. Medications might be used to treat discomfort. Tumors can be surgically removed.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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