Uterine fibroids are often defined according to the position they occupy in relation to uterine layers. So fibroids can be submucosal (under the inner lining or mucosa—so is within the cavity), intramural (within the muscle), and subserosal (just under the outer lining of uterus so is on the outside of the uterus). However, whether it is benign (usually are) or malignant can only be known after biopsy of surgically removed tumor. Take care!
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