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Uterine Leiomyoma
Maryam Rezvani, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Fibroid, fibroleiomyoma, myoma
          • Definitions

            • Benign tumor of uterine smooth muscle cells

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        • Reporting Tips

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                          2. Parker WH: The utility of MRI for the surgical treatment of women with uterine fibroid tumors. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 206(1):31-6, 2012
                                          3. Yoshino O et al: Decreased pregnancy rate is linked to abnormal uterine peristalsis caused by intramural fibroids. Hum Reprod. 25(10):2475-9, 2010
                                          4. Verma SK et al: Submucosal fibroids becoming endocavitary following uterine artery embolization: risk assessment by MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(5):1220-6, 2008
                                          5. Goodwin SC et al: Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: a multicenter comparative study. Fertil Steril. 85(1):14-21, 2006
                                          6. Madan R: The bridging vascular sign. Radiology. 238(1):371-2, 2006
                                          7. Day Baird D et al: High cumulative incidence of uterine leiomyoma in black and white women: ultrasound evidence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 188(1):100-7, 2003
                                          8. Kido A et al: Diffusely enlarged uterus: evaluation with MR imaging. Radiographics. 23(6):1423-39, 2003
                                          9. Razavi MK et al: Abdominal myomectomy versus uterine fibroid embolization in the treatment of symptomatic uterine leiomyomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 180(6):1571-5, 2003
                                          10. Davis PC et al: Sonohysterographic findings of endometrial and subendometrial conditions. Radiographics. 22(4):803-16, 2002
                                          11. ACOG Committee on Practice Bulletins-Gynecology: ACOG practice bulletin. Surgical alternatives to hysterectomy in the management of leiomyomas. Number 16, May 2000 (replaces educational bulletin number 192, May 1994). Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 73(3):285-93, 2001
                                          12. Murase E et al: Uterine leiomyomas: histopathologic features, MR imaging findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Radiographics. 19(5):1179-97, 1999
                                          13. Mayer DP et al: Ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging of uterine fibroids. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 22(4):667-725, 1995
                                          14. Karasick S et al: Imaging of uterine leiomyomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 158(4):799-805, 1992
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Fibroid, fibroleiomyoma, myoma
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Benign tumor of uterine smooth muscle cells

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Radiographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                • Reporting Tips

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Deshmukh SP et al: Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization. Radiographics. 32(6):E251-81, 2012
                                                                                  2. Parker WH: The utility of MRI for the surgical treatment of women with uterine fibroid tumors. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 206(1):31-6, 2012
                                                                                  3. Yoshino O et al: Decreased pregnancy rate is linked to abnormal uterine peristalsis caused by intramural fibroids. Hum Reprod. 25(10):2475-9, 2010
                                                                                  4. Verma SK et al: Submucosal fibroids becoming endocavitary following uterine artery embolization: risk assessment by MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(5):1220-6, 2008
                                                                                  5. Goodwin SC et al: Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: a multicenter comparative study. Fertil Steril. 85(1):14-21, 2006
                                                                                  6. Madan R: The bridging vascular sign. Radiology. 238(1):371-2, 2006
                                                                                  7. Day Baird D et al: High cumulative incidence of uterine leiomyoma in black and white women: ultrasound evidence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 188(1):100-7, 2003
                                                                                  8. Kido A et al: Diffusely enlarged uterus: evaluation with MR imaging. Radiographics. 23(6):1423-39, 2003
                                                                                  9. Razavi MK et al: Abdominal myomectomy versus uterine fibroid embolization in the treatment of symptomatic uterine leiomyomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 180(6):1571-5, 2003
                                                                                  10. Davis PC et al: Sonohysterographic findings of endometrial and subendometrial conditions. Radiographics. 22(4):803-16, 2002
                                                                                  11. ACOG Committee on Practice Bulletins-Gynecology: ACOG practice bulletin. Surgical alternatives to hysterectomy in the management of leiomyomas. Number 16, May 2000 (replaces educational bulletin number 192, May 1994). Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 73(3):285-93, 2001
                                                                                  12. Murase E et al: Uterine leiomyomas: histopathologic features, MR imaging findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Radiographics. 19(5):1179-97, 1999
                                                                                  13. Mayer DP et al: Ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging of uterine fibroids. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 22(4):667-725, 1995
                                                                                  14. Karasick S et al: Imaging of uterine leiomyomas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 158(4):799-805, 1992