Should Prophylactic Anticoagulation Be Considered with Large
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Uterine leiomyomas, also called uterine fibroids or myomas, are the most common pelvic tumors in women. Myomas arise as monoclonal tumors from smooth muscle cells of the myometrium. Symptoms related to uterine leiomyomas can be classified as follows: heavy or prolonged uterine bleeding, reproductive dysfunction, and pelvic pressure and pain.Thromboembolic disease has been described as a rare complication of uterine leiomyomas. There are only few reports describing this association in patients with no other risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE).The aim of this study is to report a case series of 3 patients with thromboembolic disease associated with uterine leiomyoma....

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