The Incidence, Aetiology And Treatment of Leiomyoma in Nigeria
Received Date: October 22, 2020; Published Date: November 25, 2020
Leiomyoma are a significant source of morbidity in reproductive aged woman across the globe causing distressing symptoms and in infertility in some women. There does, however, appear to be an increased incidence of leiomyoma in women of black African ethnicity and especially those women in Nigeria. This review covers the incidence and possibly aetiology and treatment of leiomyoma in Nigeria.
Keywords: Nigeria; Uterine leiomyoma; Genetics; Aetiology; Treatment; Interventions