UTERINE FIBROIDS (LEIOMYOMATAS). What are they?. Smooth Muscle Tumor of the Uterus The most common uterine tumor Occurring in about 30% of women above the age of 30 years. Occurs up to 75% of hysterectomy specimens Symptomatic in 1/3 of cases. Patient Characteristics. Age: 30-40 years.
Myomectomy vs. Hysterectomy