Uterine leiomyoma (fibroid) classification system (illustration)
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Diagrams describing the uterine fibroid classification system. Organized according to the location between the submucosal, intramural, and subserosal layers of the uterus. Subtype '8' is not illustrated and denotes 'other' location e.g. cervical fibroid.
Simplified diagrams of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) uterine leiomyoma classification.
Acknowledgements: Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky.
- Malcolm G. Munro, Hilary O.D. Critchley, Michael S. Broder, Ian S. Fraser. FIGO classification system (PALM‐COEIN) for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in nongravid women of reproductive age. (2011) International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 113 (1): 3. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2010.11.011 - Pubmed