"Leiomyoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.
- Fibroid Tumor
- Fibroid Tumors
- Tumor, Fibroid
- Tumors, Fibroid
- Fibroid Uterus
- Uterus, Fibroid
- Fibroma, Uterine
- Fibromas, Uterine
- Uterine Fibroma
- Uterine Fibromas
- Fibroids, Uterine
- Fibroid, Uterine
- Uterine Fibroid
- Uterine Fibroids
- Leiomyoma, Uterine
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leiomyoma" by people in Profiles.
Health-Related Quality of Life With Ulipristal Acetate for Treatment of Uterine Leiomyomas: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 05; 133(5):869-878.
Ulipristal Acetate for Treatment of Uterine Leiomyomas: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 11; 132(5):1241-1251.
Benign gynecologic conditions are associated with ovarian cancer risk in African-American women: a case-control study. Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Nov; 29(11):1081-1091.
A partially linear proportional hazards model for current status data. Biometrics. 2018 12; 74(4):1240-1249.
S100A6 expression in cutaneous smooth muscle neoplasms. APMIS. 2015 Oct; 123(10):832-6.
Acute pulmonary embolism caused by enlarged uterine leiomyoma: a rare presentation. Am J Case Rep. 2014; 15:300-3.
Regression analysis for current status data using the EM algorithm. Stat Med. 2013 Nov 10; 32(25):4452-66.
Vitamin d and the risk of uterine fibroids. Epidemiology. 2013 May; 24(3):447-53.
Phosphohistone-H3 and Ki-67 immunostaining in cutaneous pilar leiomyoma and leiomyosarcoma (atypical intradermal smooth muscle neoplasm). J Cutan Pathol. 2013 Jun; 40(6):557-63.
What is the significance of gynecologic symptoms in the participants in the NSABP study? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 205(6):511-2.