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Hassan Abduljabbar

King Abdulaziz University


Prevalence Race Bleeding Pelvic Mass Uterine Artery Embolization Pelvic Examination Ultrasound CT Scan Recurrence Degeneration

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Leiomyoma of the uterus, (fibroid) which is a benign tumour of the smooth muscle of the uterus it is the most common pathologic abnormalities of the female genital tract. It occurs in 20–50% of women older than 30 years ( rare in children and post-menopausal women). It can be asymptomatic pelvic mass or present with pelvic pain and heavy vaginal bleeding, or may a cause of urinary symptoms.

The uterine fibroid can also cause sexual dysfunction and dyspareunia, infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss. The aetiology of uterine fibroids is unclear. However, maybe familiar and appear to be a hormonal related and mainly estrogen-dependent disease. Risk factors include race, age, genetic and high BMI (obesity) and may be related to diet, especially eating meat.

The diagnosis can be done by clinical history and physical examination, pelvic examination, ultrasound pelvis. CT scan and MRI are also helpful. Management can be medical or surgical or using Uterine artery embolisation.

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Hassan Abduljabbar

King Abdulaziz University

Professor Hassan S. Abduljabbar. MD.FRCSC, ABOG… Hassan S Abduljabbar, MD, FRCSC, American Board Diplomat, is a professor of the medical college, King Abdulaziz University, and the president of Saudi society of obstetrics and gynaecology. He is a graduate of King Abdulaziz University June 1980, College of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with M.D. (Overall Grade: Excellent secondary honour). He obtains his Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada degree F.R.C.S. (C) on Nov. 1986 after four years training at the University of Western Ontario. Then on Dec. 1988, he obtained the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (A.B.O.G). He was the chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, and now he is the president of Saudi society of obstetrics and gynaecology. He is a referee of many international scientific medical journal. He is an Examiner of Master Degree and PHD Degree as well as in the Saudi and Arab Board exam. He writes weekly scientific subjects in local newspapers (AL BILAD). His publication in local and international journal exceeds 50 articles, he is the editor of three books STEROID BASICS (Open Access Books – InTech) and STEROID CLINICAL (Open Access Books – InTech) and Obstetrics (Open Access Books – InTech) the author of chapters in A book Placenta Open Access Books – InTech and PCO) also an author of a 100 MCQ book for the medical student. He has four books in Arabic language, Aafaq 1 and 2, stem cell and breast cancer medical subject for nonmedical ( In Arabic 2006 )

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