Uterine Myomas: An Overview of Development, Clinical Features, and Management

@article{Wallach2004UterineMA,
  title={Uterine Myomas: An Overview of Development, Clinical Features, and Management},
  author={E. Wallach and N. Vlahos},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={104},
  pages={393-406}
}
OBJECTIVE: To review the biology and the pathophysiology of uterine myomas, focus on options for management, and emphasize principles that will render the decision-making process as logical as possible. DESIGN: Literature review and synthesis of the authors’ experience and philosophy. RESULTS: Uterine myomas are the most common solid pelvic tumors in women. There is increasing evidence that they have a genetic basis and that their growth is related to genetic predisposition, hormonal influences… Expand
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