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 ofOctober 6, 2017

Current as of: October 6, 2017

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