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a.1.(Anat.) Situated under a serous membrane.
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The surface mesothelium of normal serosa is derived from multipotent subserosal cells in the underlying layer of connective tissue.
Subserosal fibroids are less likely to interfere with conception and implantation whereas submucosal fibroids may require removal prior to conception in order to increase the likelihood of implantation and to provide a less hostile uterine environment for foetal development.
11] These tumours can be divided into 3 types: (1) submucosal, (2) intramural, and (3) subserosal.
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis: a clinicopathological study of patients with disease of the mucosa, muscle layer, and subserosal tissues.
The appendices epiploicae are lobular pedunculated subserosal fatty masses projecting from the anterior and posterolateral walls of the ascending and descending colon.
Expression of cyclooxygenase-2 in the subserosal layer correlates with postsurgical prognosis of pathological tumor stage 2 carcinoma of the gallbladder.
Expression of UDPN-acetyl-[alpha]-D-galactosamine-polypeptide Nacetylgalactosaminyltransferase isozyme 3 in the subserosal layer correlates with postsurgical survival of pathological tumor stage 2 carcinoma of the gallbladder.
Also this patient had associated vascular malformations involving subserosal capillaries in the right colon.
In that series subserosal and intramural fibroids were removed, with a conversion rate of 11.
Subserosal leiomyomas are located just under the uterine serosa and may be pedunculated (attached to the corpus by a narrow stalk) or sessile (broadbased).
Solitary neurofibroma, neuroma, ganglioneuroma and schwannoma may present as submucosal or subserosal filling defects, with mass effect on adjacent bowel loops with signs of obstruction.