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1. CA-125 tumor marker
This is a protein measured in blood samples. It is produced by a variety of cells, but particularly by ovarian cancer cells. It is used as a tuomor marker to confirm the suspicion of ovarian cancer and to follow the presence of residual or recurrence of ovarian cancer after surgery. Its blood levels may be elevated in pregnant women and patients with breast and colorectal cancers, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, fibroid s, cirrhosis , hepatitis , or pancreatitis . (Normal range is 0-35 u/mL).

2. Fibroma (fibroid, fibroid tumor)
A benign (non-cancerous) tumor which consists of fibrous tissues or connective tissue.

3. Laparoscopy (diagnostic laparoscopy)
This is a visual examination of abdominal contents to rule out ectopic pregnancy, ruptured ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and fibroids. Some surgical procedures can be carried out with laparoscopes. * The procedure: A periumbilical incision is made. After the abdominal cavity is inflated with carbon dioxide through a small needle inserted into the incision, the laparoscope is introduced. One to two other incisions each about 0.5 to 1 cm diameter is made around the suprapubic area. * Alternative courses of action: depend on the medical condition for which laparoscopy is indicated. * Material effects, risks and side effects: residual carbon dioxide may irritate the diaphragm causing shoulder pain for up to 12 hours; potential for trauma to the bladder, bowel and blood vessels, in which case, open laparotomy will be done. * Consequences of not having the treatment: depend on the medical condition for which laparoscopy is indicated.

4. Leiomyoma (fibroid tumor)
A fibroid is a benign tumor of the smooth muscle of the myometrium of the uterus .

5. Myoma
A benign fibroid tumor of the uterus.

6. Myomectomy
The surgical removal of a uterine fibroid tumor .

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