by Polsdorfer R

Reducing Your Risk of Developing Uterine Fibroids

Since the exact cause is not known, there are no guidelines for preventing uterine fibroids.

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Leiomyoma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 22, 2012. Accessed August 16, 2012.

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