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Uterine fibroid: In the uterine wall

Location of uterus and ovaries, with detail of fibroid growing in uterine wall

Fibroids can grow in the muscle wall of the uterus. These are called intramural fibroids.

Current as ofFebruary 19, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Divya Gupta, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology