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Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Use and the Development and Progression of Uterine Leiomyoma - PubMed

Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Use and the Development and Progression of Uterine Leiomyoma - PubMed

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https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35576339/

1 Epidemiology Branch and the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and Public Health and Epidemiology Practice, Westat, Durham, North Carolina; and the Department of Radiology, Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, Michigan.


Conclusion: Recent use of DMPA was associated with reduced leiomyoma development and increased leiomyoma loss. Such changes in early leiomyoma development in young women could delay symptom onset and reduce the need for invasive treatment.