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Leiomyoma
Barton F. Lane, MD; Henal Motiwala, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Saline infusion sonohysterography (SIS)
              • Synonyms

                • Fibroid, uterine fibroma, myoma
              • Definitions

                • Benign smooth muscle neoplasm of uterus

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Saline Infusion Sonohysterography

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • CT Findings

                        • MR Findings

                          • Imaging Recommendations

                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                              PATHOLOGY

                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                • Microscopic Features

                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                  • Presentation

                                    • Demographics

                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                        • Treatment

                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                          • Consider

                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                              • Reporting Tips

                                                Selected References

                                                1. de Bruijn AM et al: Uterine artery embolization vs hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: 10-year outcomes from the randomized EMMY trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 215(6):745.e1-12, 2016
                                                2. Silberzweig JE et al: Management of uterine fibroids: a focus on uterine-sparing interventional techniques. Radiology. 280(3):675-92, 2016
                                                3. Arleo EK et al: Review of leiomyoma variants. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 205(4):912-21, 2015
                                                4. Van den Bosch T et al: Terms and definitions for describing myometrial pathology using ultrasonography. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 46(3):284-98, 2015
                                                5. Akbulut M et al: Clinical and pathological features of lipoleiomyoma of the uterine corpus: a review of 76 cases. Balkan Med J. 31(3):224-9, 2014
                                                6. Boeer B et al: Differences in the clinical phenotype of adenomyosis and leiomyomas: a retrospective, questionnaire-based study. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 289(6):1235-9, 2014
                                                7. Kim YS et al: Techniques to expand patient selection for MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroids. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(2):443-51, 2014
                                                8. Choi HJ et al: Is uterine artery embolization for patients with large myomas safe and effective? A retrospective comparative study in 323 patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 24(6):772-8, 2013
                                                9. Islam MS et al: Uterine leiomyoma: available medical treatments and new possible therapeutic options. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 98(3):921-34, 2013
                                                10. Ly A et al: Atypical leiomyomas of the uterus: a clinicopathologic study of 51 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 37(5):643-9, 2013
                                                11. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                                12. Stamatopoulos CP et al: Value of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis of adenomyosis and myomas of the uterus. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 19(5):620-6, 2012
                                                13. Manyonda IT et al: Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: impact on quality of life-results of the FUME (fibroids of the uterus: myomectomy versus embolization) trial. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. ;35(3):530-6, 2011
                                                14. Fasih N, Prasad Shanbhogue AK, Macdonald DB, Fraser-Hill MA, Papadatos D, Kielar AZ, Doherty GP, Walsh C, McInnes M, Atri M. Leiomyomas beyond the uterus: unusual locations, rare manifestations. Radiographics. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(7):1931-48
                                                15. Schwartz SM: Epidemiology of uterine leiomyomata. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 44(2):316-26, 2001
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                                                KEY FACTS

                                                • Terminology

                                                  • Imaging

                                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                      • Pathology

                                                        • Clinical Issues

                                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                                            • Abbreviations

                                                              • Saline infusion sonohysterography (SIS)
                                                            • Synonyms

                                                              • Fibroid, uterine fibroma, myoma
                                                            • Definitions

                                                              • Benign smooth muscle neoplasm of uterus

                                                            IMAGING

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                                • Saline Infusion Sonohysterography

                                                                  • Angiographic Findings

                                                                    • CT Findings

                                                                      • MR Findings

                                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                              • Microscopic Features

                                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                                • Presentation

                                                                                  • Demographics

                                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                        • Consider

                                                                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                            • Reporting Tips

                                                                                              Selected References

                                                                                              1. de Bruijn AM et al: Uterine artery embolization vs hysterectomy in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: 10-year outcomes from the randomized EMMY trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 215(6):745.e1-12, 2016
                                                                                              2. Silberzweig JE et al: Management of uterine fibroids: a focus on uterine-sparing interventional techniques. Radiology. 280(3):675-92, 2016
                                                                                              3. Arleo EK et al: Review of leiomyoma variants. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 205(4):912-21, 2015
                                                                                              4. Van den Bosch T et al: Terms and definitions for describing myometrial pathology using ultrasonography. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 46(3):284-98, 2015
                                                                                              5. Akbulut M et al: Clinical and pathological features of lipoleiomyoma of the uterine corpus: a review of 76 cases. Balkan Med J. 31(3):224-9, 2014
                                                                                              6. Boeer B et al: Differences in the clinical phenotype of adenomyosis and leiomyomas: a retrospective, questionnaire-based study. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 289(6):1235-9, 2014
                                                                                              7. Kim YS et al: Techniques to expand patient selection for MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroids. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(2):443-51, 2014
                                                                                              8. Choi HJ et al: Is uterine artery embolization for patients with large myomas safe and effective? A retrospective comparative study in 323 patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 24(6):772-8, 2013
                                                                                              9. Islam MS et al: Uterine leiomyoma: available medical treatments and new possible therapeutic options. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 98(3):921-34, 2013
                                                                                              10. Ly A et al: Atypical leiomyomas of the uterus: a clinicopathologic study of 51 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 37(5):643-9, 2013
                                                                                              11. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                                                                              12. Stamatopoulos CP et al: Value of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis of adenomyosis and myomas of the uterus. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 19(5):620-6, 2012
                                                                                              13. Manyonda IT et al: Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: impact on quality of life-results of the FUME (fibroids of the uterus: myomectomy versus embolization) trial. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. ;35(3):530-6, 2011
                                                                                              14. Fasih N, Prasad Shanbhogue AK, Macdonald DB, Fraser-Hill MA, Papadatos D, Kielar AZ, Doherty GP, Walsh C, McInnes M, Atri M. Leiomyomas beyond the uterus: unusual locations, rare manifestations. Radiographics. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(7):1931-48
                                                                                              15. Schwartz SM: Epidemiology of uterine leiomyomata. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 44(2):316-26, 2001