Sonographic assessment of uterine leiomyoma among pregnant women.
Keywords:Leiomyoma, Pregnancy, Ultrasound
Objectives: To sonographically assess uterine leiomyoma among pregnant women. Study Design: Cross-sectional Descriptive study. Setting: Gilani Ultrasound Center, Ferozepur Road Lahore. Period: Sep to Dec 2019. Material & Methods: The sample size was all the pregnant women with fibroid. Ultrasound machine Honda 2000 HS and Toshiba xerio x4 were used. Results: Out of 73 patients, 47(64.4%) had fibroid at the anterior wall of the uterus, 14(19.2%) patients had fibroid at the posterior wall of the uterus, 5(6.8%) patients had submucosal fibroid, 2(2.7%) patients had fibroid in the lateral wall of the uterus, 2(2.7%) patients had fibroid at fundal region of the uterus and 1(1.4%) of each had fibroid in cervix, lower uterine segment and subserosal. Conclusion: The findings of this study concluded that the anterior wall of the uterus is more favorable for leiomyoma in pregnant women.