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No se conocen factores de riesgo para desarrollar fibroides uterinos, aparte de ser mujer en edad reproductiva. No hay indicaciones para prevenir los fibroides debido a que se desconoce la causa.


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologistswebsite. Disponible en: . Accedido marzo 2, 2006.

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy . 17th ed. Merck and Co.; 1999.

National Women's Health Resource Center website. Disponible en: . Accedido marzo 1, 2006.

Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Andrea Chisholm

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