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Uterine fibroids: clinical review

Uterine fibroids: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


December 15, 2017


August 16, 2018

Programme Description

Fibroids are the most common tumours in women. In an article updated by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman in 2017, Mr Farhad Alexander-Sefre discusses their diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the environmental and genetic factors associated with uterine fibroids
  • Recognise symptoms that may indicate the presence of uterine fibroids
  • Understand the differential diagnosis of conditions that include uterine fibroids
  • Undertake active clinical management
  • Explain the management options that a patient with uterine fibroids might expect from secondary care
  • Authors

    Original author
    Mr Farhad Alexander-Sefre
    Consultant gynaecologist
    Glasgow Royal Infirmary

    Test author
    Dr Ruth Chambers
    GP commissioning consortium board member
    NHS Stoke on Trent

    Reviewed and updated by
    Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman
    Trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology
    Northern Ireland Deanery


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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