A patient may have one or more fibroids in the uterus, and their size can range from less than 1 cm to over 20 cm in extreme cases. The severity of the symptoms and how to treat them depends on their size and location.
These symptoms can affect a woman’s quality of life, occurring cyclically with menstruation and decreasing after the menopause.
Uterine fibroids are classified according to their location. The main types are: