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FibroidsPresented byDr. Narayan M. PatelM.D.,D.G.O. FICSEmeritus Professor Muni. Medical college, Ahmedabad INDIAPostal address--Mahalaxmi Maternity home,3, Shantiniketan park, Naranpura,Nr. Sardar Patel Colony,AHMEDABAD- 380 014 (Gujarat) INDIAT.N.(079) 27682572, Mobile;- 98252 95530E mail:- narayanpatel1932@yahoo.comFibroids The term fibroid is a misnomer. It should beLeomyoma Synonyms are :-- Fibromyoma or Myoma Hypocrite named it :- Scleromata Virchow named it :- Leomyomata John Hunter has described removal of 140 lbsmyoma with use of cranes fixed on theceiling of operation theater. Myoma are innocent new growth which arisein the myometrium.Fibroids Etiology is not completely known Whether sterility is the cause or its effectis not clear.Uterus is a organ which should bearsome thing, if not child, than a fibroidDr. S.B. Ankalesaria- Ahmedabad, India Dilemma of a lady;-- To marry or not to marry.If marries, then she will have children.If do not marry, then she will have fibroids.Fibroids There are various theories and observationsto explain etiology of fibroidsTheory of hyper estrinisum It is rare before puberty. It regress after menopause. Endometrial hyperplasia is often associated. Poly cystic ovaries often associated withfibroids Fibroids increases during pregnancy.Recent theory is that, it develops from smoothmuscle cells sheathing myometrial arterioles.Fibro

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