Fibroid in Pregnancy- Associated Factors

Shahida J
2017 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
Fibroids are the commonest pelvic tumors and account for major bulk of patients in gynecology. Around 40% of women in reproductive age have fibroids. The prevalence of fibroid in pregnancy ranges from 1.6 to 10.7%. Aim: To assess the factors associated with pregnancies complicated by fibroids. Materials & Methods: A case control study conducted in SAT Hospital, Trivandrum which is a tertiary care teaching Centre. Results: Fibroid in pregnancy was seen to be associated with better socioeconomic
more » ... tter socioeconomic status and associated better literacy, primigravidas, nonvegetarian diet, positive family history in a first degree relative and history of infertility. Conclusion: It must be an association of a number of non-modifiable and modifiable risk factors that play together in the development of fibroid.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v5i1.95 fatcat:644zov4n6be75fpoot5hp3wne4