What are Uterine Fibroids?
Histologically , Uterine fibroids are benign neoplasm’s arising from the smooth muscle cells of the Uterus . Hence, Uterine Fibroids are also known as Leiomyomata .
Uterine fibroids are mainly classified on the basis of the location in which it grows. They are:
- Cervical fibroids: It is located at the neck of the womb.
- Sub mucosal fibroids: It is found outside the uterine cavity. This type can grow in bigger size.
- Subserosal fibroids: This type grows outside the uterus.
- Intramural fibroids: This is located within the wall of the uterus.