Etiopathogenesis of Uterine Fibroid: Current Knowledge

Authors: O. Sosna;  D. Kužel;  M. Mára
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc.
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2008, 73, č. 3 s. 184-187


To sum up the knowledge of etiology and pathogenesis of uterine fibroids.

Type of study:

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague.

Subject of study:
A summary of what is known about development of uterine fibroids.

In this overview of etiology and pathogenesis of uterine fibroids we have attempted to ananlyze the literature and present prevailing evidence and opinions.

Key words:
uterine fibroid, leiomyoma, risk and growth factors, initiators of tumorigenesis.


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