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13 - Myoma of Uterus XuHong 2003-11-3 1 Synonyms leiomyoma...

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2003-11-3 1 Myoma of Uterus Xu  Hong
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2003-11-3 2 Synonyms leiomyoma of uterus leiomyomas fibromyomas myofibromas fibroids fibromas myomas
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2003-11-3 3 Incidence Most common solid pelvic tumors Develop in 20 ~ 25% of women during reproductive years 30 ~ 50 years old
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2003-11-3 4 Correlative Factors An estrogenic milieu may be necessary Progesterone function Growth factor and their receptor ~ epithelial growth factor ~ EGF ~ Insulin-like growth factor ~ IGF ~ platelet-derived growth factor puberty ~~~ menopause ~~~ estrogen ~~~ progesterone ~~~
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2003-11-3 5 Pathology
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2003-11-3 6 Gross Appearance Rare only a single ~ usually many exist Well-circumscribed ~ nonencapsulated A pseudocapsule is present. The consistency is usually firm or even hard except when degeneration or hemorrhage has occurred. color ~ light gray or pinkish white cut section ~ an intertwining pattern or a whorl-like arrangement ~ bulgy pseudocapsule ~~~
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2003-11-3 7 Smooth muscle tumors of the uterus are often multiple. Seen here are submucosal, intramural, and subserosal leiomyomata of the uterus.
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2003-11-3 8 Microscopic Appearance Composition ~ smooth muscle connective tissue The nonstriated muscle fibers are arranged in bundles of various sizes that run in multiple directions.
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2003-11-3 9 Classification ( 1 ( According to growth location ~ Myomas on the body of uterus ~ 90% ~ Myomas on the cervix of uterus ~ 10% ~
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