The goals of treatment are to control pain and slow the growth of tissue. Treatment may also help improve fertility. The way it is treated depends on a woman's age, symptoms, where the tissue is growing, and how large the growth is. Pregnancy plans may also play a role.

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Treatment may be:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgery

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Elliot Levine, MD
  • Review Date: 11/2019 -
  • Update Date: 11/18/2019 -