From furuncle, abscess, and sebaceous, fatty and fibroid tumors.
These diseases range from neuralgia and "nerves" to (in women) fibroid growths.
There are two varieties of these—the gelatinoid or soft, and the fibroid or firm.
Women with fibroid tumors are particularly likely to suffer from it.
It may be the result of injury or is associated with pregnancy or a fibroid.
Peter Schmidt had a serious operation to perform for a fibroid tumour.
The hearts in such cases are more or less hypertrophied and show extensive areas of fibroid myocarditis.
The muscle is usually diseased in that there is fibroid degeneration of more or less extensive character.
A very rare complication of the fibroid degeneration of the heart muscle is aneurysm of the heart wall.
Fibroid tumors of the womb and cancer of the womb or breasts are more likely to occur at this period of life than any other.