Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part N (2017)
Uterine fibroid are the most common benign tumours occurring mostly in the reproductive age, with incidence of fibroids during pregnancy varying from 1 to 3.9%. Fibroid affect pregnancy and delivery in several ways like recurrent abortions, preterm labour, mal presentation, red d generation, difficult delivery, increase caesarean section rate, PPH, etc. Complication depend on size, location, and number of fibroids, ultra sound plays an important role in the diagnosis and for monitoring, both for fetal growth and myoma size, location and relation to placenta. The treatment of fibroids in pregnancy is usually conservative. Myomectomy during pregnancy is controversial. The surgical management of uterine leiomyoma during pregnancy may be performed successfully in carefully selected patients, which seems to imp [rove pregnancy outcome. Myomectomy during caesarean section is not always a hazardous procedure and can be performed without signifies complications by experience obstetricians. Leiomyomas are the most common benign tumour of the reproductive system. It is estimated that 22-25% of women more than 30 years of age developed uterine fibroids.
How to cite this article:
Somibala Thokchom, Rizu Negi. Uterine fibroid. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(3):881-886.