Fibroids are muscle growths in the wall of the uterus that are mostly benign, says The chance of fibroids being cancerous is one in 1000. A fibroid may be one tumor or multiple tumors in the uterus. More »

Fibroid tumors in the uterus are benign growths that do not represent a threat of developing into a malignancy, states Mayo Clinic. A uterine fibroid consists of muscle cells that form a mass. A fibroid can develop in di... More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy

Physicians diagnose uterine fibroids by taking a history of symptoms and menstrual periods and performing a pelvic exam to assess the size of the uterus, according to WebMD. An ultrasound or other type of test may be ord... More » Health Women's Health

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that form inside or on the outside of a woman's uterus, according to WebMD. Fibroids are caused by cells that grow abnormally and eventually create a tumor. More »

Abnormalities of the uterus include septate uterus, unicornuate uterus, retroverted uterus, didelphic uterus and fibroids, according to the March of Dimes. Some uterine abnormalities do not cause obvious signs or symptom... More »

According to Dr. W. David Stinson, fundal fibroids are fibroids that are located in the fundus, which is the top of the uterus. While fibroids can be found anywhere in the uterus, fundal fibroids are the type that occur ... More »

There are a number of possible causes of a thin uterine lining, including certain medications, scar tissue, endometris, fibroids in the uterine wall and distal blockage of the fallopian tubes, according to LA IVF. A uter... More »