Fibroma - Definition

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Definition


A fibroma is a benign tumor that can appear on all connective tissues in the body. It grows at the expense of the connecting tissues. Its most common site is located in the uterus. In general, fibroma is asymptomatic and is only detected during the course of an ultrasound, CT scan, or other imaging test performed for another purpose. However, depending on its location and volume, it may cause malfunctions in the body. In these cases, fibroma can be removed surgically, often through a laparoscopy.

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Published by Jeff. Latest update on November 26, 2013 at 12:52 PM by Jeff.
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