Diagnostic evaluation of uterine myomas

First step in evaluating a woman with clinical suspicion of leiomyomas is to look into typical symptoms such as heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding, bulk related symptoms (pelvic pressure or pain, constipation, and dyspareunia) or reproductive dysfunction. Fibroids are sometimes found in asymptomatic women during routine pelvic examination or incidentally during imaging. The clinician should also perform a precise physical examination comprising of abdominal and pelvic examination. The abdominal examination should include palpation for a pelvic or abdominal mass and the uterine fundus should be noted.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Full length article Source Type: research

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