Yes, subserosal fibroids grow outside the uterus and appear to have little effect on a woman's fertility or the results of fertility treatments.
For this reason, subserosal fibroids are not usually removed prior to fertility treatment as long as they do not bother the woman because of their symptoms or are not too large. However, it will be the specialist who will assess the particular situation of the patient prior to IVF treatment.
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Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.