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Effect of uterine fibroids anatomical locations in marriage Sudanese women

Mohammed A. A. Abdelmtalab,Tahir Osman Ali,Khalid Hussein Bakheit Ahmed, Hamza Mohammed Ali Idriss


Background: Uterine fibroids are most common gynecological tumor in women of reproductive age. However, its symptoms were affecting the women quality of life. Aims: The goal of this study is to investigate the impact of uterine anatomical locations in marriage Sudanese women at Omdurman Maternity Hospital between 2014-2105. Methods: The study included 126 confirmed cases of uterine fibroids investigated at the hospital clinically and ultrasonographically. Result: Most of our population was symptomatic fibroids represent 73.8%. The highest incidence was observed among the age group (36 – 40) years. However the university level (39.7%), house wife (70.6%) and highest economical level (3.2%) was least one. Most common anatomical locations of uterine fibroids were intramural (34.9%), intramural-intramural (15.1%) and intramural-subserosal (21.4%). Menorrhagia (33.3%), abdominal mass (27.0%), dysmenorrhagia (23.8%) and menstrual problems (23.0%) were the commonest presentations. There were association between the infertility, menstrual problem and ovarian cyst vs. anatomical locations of uterine fibroids. Conclusion: The present study revealed that single intramural uterine fibroids are the most common type which produces fibroid symptoms; menorrhagia was the commonest clinical presentation.

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