A 39 year-old woman presented with urinary frequency and pelvic pressure. On pelvic examination, a large pelvic mass was felt adjacent to the uterus, deep in the pelvis. MRI showed a 12 cm subserosal fibroid adjacent to the right side of the uterus.
Research presented at the ASRM's meeting shows that women at risk of unintended pregnancy are using some form of contraception. However there is a tendency for user dependent, short term contraception which has a higher failure rate than long term reversible contraception.