Uterine fibroid: In the uterine wall

Location of uterus and ovaries, with detail of fibroid growing in uterine wall

Fibroids can grow in the muscle wall of the uterus. These are called intramural fibroids.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Divya Gupta, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofFebruary 25, 2016

Current as of: February 25, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Divya Gupta, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology