A uterine fibroid is a benign tumour of the womb, found in about 25% of women. It is fibrous and muscular, and may develop in the muscular wall of the womb (uterus). Fibroids can often cause pain and excessive menstrual bleeding. Myomectomy is the surgical removal of the fibroids and is usually performed via hysteroscopy or laparoscopy. However, hysterectomy is the most commonly performed operation.
What information should my client provide?
Your customer should complete the Gynaecology fast-track questionnaire .
Likely acceptance terms
Life cover, specified illness cover
Normal rates once surgically treated and benign histology is confirmed.
Generally normal rates, however an exclusion may apply in more severe cases.
Please note that likely acceptance terms are indicative only and cases are subject to full underwriting.
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