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Prof Saim Yılmaz, MD
"In myomas, genetic susceptibility is an important risk factor"

How does myoma occur?


Uterine fibroids (myomas) are formed as a result of abnormal proliferation of cells belonging to the muscle tissue of the uterus called myometrium. These lumps are found in about one-third of women of childbearing age. ​ ​


As with other benign and malignant tumors in our body, the true cause of fibroids is not known exactly. However, genetic and hormonal factors are thought to play an important role.

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