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  • Surgery

    Uterine artery embolization

    Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a procedure to treat fibroids without surgery. Uterine fibroids are noncancerous (benign) tumors that develop in the ute...

  • Disease

    Uterine fibroids

    External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

    Uterine fibroids are tumors that grow in a woman’s womb (uterus). These growths are not cancer (benign). Uterine fibroids are common. As many as 1 in 5 women...

  • Disease

    Uterine prolapse

    External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

    Uterine prolapse occurs when the womb (uterus) drops down and presses into the vaginal area. Muscles, ligaments, and other structures hold the uterus in the ...