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PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

PREDISPOSING FACTOR Modifiable: Life Style Environment Non Modifiable: Genetics/Hereditary

Unknown

Pregnancy

Early Menarche (11 years old)

Increase Estrogen production

Increase the lifetime exposure to estrogen

Stimulates the growth of fibroid

Grows in the anterior wall of the uterus Pelvic pain

Deform uterine cavity

Prefuse Bleeding

Myoma

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