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.
- Submucosal 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.