Outcome of Uterine Leiomyoma in young Female Population

  • Farah Naz Chohan Registrar, Civil Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Shaista Memon WMO, Sir CJ psychiatry Hospital Hyderabad
  • Geeta Bai Registrar, Civil Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Saira Talpur Registrar, Civil Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Ghulam Sakina Registrar, Civil Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Azra Parveen Rajpar WMO Sindh govt. Hospital Paretabad
Keywords: Uterine fibroids, Leiomyoma, Menorrhagia, Infertility


Objective: To determine the outcome of uterine leiomyoma among young females at tertiary care Hospital.

Methodology: This descriptive study was conducted at Gynecology unit 3, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Science Hyderabad from June 2016 to September 2016 taking a sample of 70 non-gravida female patients with diagnosis of uterine leiomyoma. Patients were assessed clinically by history, physical examination and investigations. All the information was collected via study proforma and data analysis was done by SPSS version 21.

Results: The average age of the women is 30.41± 5.03 years. Regarding the outcome the infertility was observed 27.4% women, preterm delivery in 22.6%, and recurrence miscarriage in 8.1% women while rate of menorrhagia was observed in 32.9%, pressure symptoms in 42.9% and anemia was observed in 27.1% women. Increasing age associated with preterm deliveries and recurrence miscarriages and infertility.

Conclusion: Heavy menstrual flow, menorrhagia, infertility, pressure symptoms and anemia were observed to be highly requeuing among females of uterine leiomyoma. A policy and strategy should be planned for screening of high-risk patients. Effective measure should be taken timely that can be led to a good outcome.

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