Sonographic assessment of uterine leiomyoma among pregnant women.


  • Munaza Shahid The University of Lahore.
  • Hafiza Iqra Kanwal The University of Lahore.
  • Sajid Shaheen Malik UIRSMIT, University of Lahore.
  • Raham Bacha University of Lahore.



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.

Author Biographies

Munaza Shahid, The University of Lahore.

MID (Medical Imaging Doctor) Student

Hafiza Iqra Kanwal, The University of Lahore.

MID (Medical Imaging Doctor) Student

Sajid Shaheen Malik, UIRSMIT, University of Lahore.

MBBS, DMRD, MSc Ultrasound


Raham Bacha, University of Lahore.

Ph.D. Ultrasound (Scholar),

MS Ultrasound (Gold Medalist)

Assistant Professor UIRSMIT