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Leiomyoma

"Leiomyoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leiomyoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leiomyoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 334 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2013 and 2015
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