Uterine fibroid: In the uterine wall

Location of uterus and ovaries, with detail of fibroid growing in uterine wall

Fibroids can grow in the muscle wall of the uterus. These are called intramural fibroids.

Current as of: February 11, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Divya Gupta MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology