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The Relationship between the Presence of Uterine Fibroid and Symptoms in Women 20-40 Years Old

Authors: Muna Kasim Mahmood --- Zena Mahdi Abd Ali
Journal: Karbala Journal of Medicine مجلة كربلاء الطبية ISSN: 19905483 Year: 2014 Volume: 7 Issue: 1 Pages: 1793-1796
Publisher: Kerbala University جامعة كربلاء


Abstractbackground: we examined the prevalence of uterine fibroid and menstrual cycle characteristics in a population of non-care-seeking women.Methods: this is a cross- sectional study involves 175 women who were not lactating or using contraception and their age between 20-40. After taking history transvaginal ultrasound done to these female. We examined the association between menstrual cycle characteristic and the presence of uterine fibroid.Results & discussion: uterine leiomyomata were detected in 31 women (17.71%). The presence of uterine leiomypma was not significantly related to amount of blood loss with menstrual cycle, regularity of the cycle, dysmenorrheo or deep pelvic pain.Conclusion: in this population of non-care seeking women, menstrual cycle abnormalities are not related to the presence of uterine leiomyoma.Keywords: Uterine Fibroid, Menstrual cycle, uterine, Leiomypma

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