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Ravi P. Chokshi, MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Critical Care)

Current Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow with Dual board certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Critical Care Medicine. | 5+ years experience managing a general Ob/Gyn practice and working in the Intensive Care Unit. | Previously Physician Lead of a large single specialty practice with 8 Physicians and 10+ Advanced practitioners. | Member of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Patient education committee. | Frequent Medscape Consult contributor.

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Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD (Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN))

Dr. Kanazawa graduated from the Niigata University Faculty of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He is working on the front line of the General Perinatal Center, including the Tokyo Tama General Medical Center and the National Center for Research in Fertility Medicine, where he provides maternal and fetal care and undertakes clinical research. At Ubie, Dr. Kanazawa has been designing the Ubie AI Symptom Checker and has taken on the role of general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at FMC Tokyo Clinic by providing fetal ultrasound and prenatal consultation.

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  • Reddish skin lumps

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  • Lumps on my wrist

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  • Skin lumps with black dots in the center

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What is Leiomyoma?

Leiomyomas also known as fibroids are benign growths (non-cancerous) that occur in the uterus (womb). They are a very common finding, and while most do not cause symptoms, they can be a cause of pelvic pain, and heavy menstrual bleeding in reproductive aged women. The exact cause for them is unknown, but risk factors include a positive family history of fibroids, obesity, or early onset of puberty

Typical Symptoms of Leiomyoma

  • Lumps under the skin

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Leiomyoma

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have any lumps under your skin?

Treatmentof Leiomyoma

Treatments include medication to manage symptoms, and possibly shrink the fibroids. In some cases surgical removal of the fibroid or uterus is required.

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  • Lumps under the skin

References

  • Dagur G, Suh Y, Warren K, Singh N, Fitzgerald J, Khan SA. Urological complications of uterine leiomyoma: a review of literature. Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 Jun;48(6):941-8. doi: 10.1007/s11255-016-1248-5. Epub 2016 Feb 27. PMID: 26922066.

    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11255-016-1248-5

  • Shah M, Saha R, Kc N. Vaginal Leiomyoma: A Case Report. JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc. 2021 May 25;59(237):504-505. doi: 10.31729/jnma.6180. PMID: 34508428; PMCID: PMC8673445.

    http://www.jnma.com.np/jnma/index.php/jnma/article/view/6180

  • NIH Stat Pearls

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK538273/

  • ACOG Practice Bulletin

    https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-bulletin/articles/2021/06/management-of-symptomatic-uterine-leiomyomas

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Reviewed By:

Ravi P. Chokshi, MD

Ravi P. Chokshi, MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Critical Care)

Current Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow with Dual board certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Critical Care Medicine. | 5+ years experience managing a general Ob/Gyn practice and working in the Intensive Care Unit. | Previously Physician Lead of a large single specialty practice with 8 Physicians and 10+ Advanced practitioners. | Member of the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Patient education committee. | Frequent Medscape Consult contributor.

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD (Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN))

Dr. Kanazawa graduated from the Niigata University Faculty of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He is working on the front line of the General Perinatal Center, including the Tokyo Tama General Medical Center and the National Center for Research in Fertility Medicine, where he provides maternal and fetal care and undertakes clinical research. At Ubie, Dr. Kanazawa has been designing the Ubie AI Symptom Checker and has taken on the role of general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at FMC Tokyo Clinic by providing fetal ultrasound and prenatal consultation.

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