Hyalinization and cellular changes in uterine leiomyomata after gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist therapy.


This study evaluated the microscopic changes in leiomyomata following the use of a gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist. Seventeen women with symptomatic leiomyomata were included. Nine were treated with a GnRH agonist for three to six months prior to surgery, and the remaining eight served as controls. Following myomectomy, paraffin sections were… (More)