Research Article

The Natural History of Uterine Leiomyomas: Morphometric Concordance with Concepts of Interstitial Ischemia and Inanosis

Figure 2

Mean percent collagen content of fibroid phases 1–4 by image analysis. The bar graph depicts the progressive accumulation of collagen in the transition from phase 1 to 4. There were 5 samples per phase group and the values represent the means. The myometrial bar is the mean value of 8 samples. Significantly different from phases 1 and 2 ( ). Significantly different from phases 1, 2 or 3 ( ).