adenomyosis


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ad·e·no·my·o·sis

 (ăd′n-ō-mī-ō′sĭs)
n.
A form of endometriosis characterized by the invasive, usually benign growth of tissue into smooth muscle such as the uterus.
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Noun1.adenomyosis - the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterusadenomyosis - the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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A 45-year-old female with adenomyosis uteri was scheduled for laparoscopic myomectomy.
10) Other benign uterine growths in the differential include adenomyosis (endometrial glands infiltrating the myometrial wall), endometrial polyps (a common cause of peri- and postmenopausal bleeding), and endometrial hyperplasia.
Some of these women might well have either endometriosis or adenomyosis, painful conditions that are often not considered, or diagnosed, or treated appropriately.
There is general agreement that the vast majority of hysterectomies are due to four major clinical indications: uterine leiomyomas (30 percent), dysfunctional uterine bleeding (20 percent), endometriosis and adenomyosis (20 percent), and genital prolapse (15 percent).
Although the surgeon and three other doctors explain that Tracy's adenomyosis was not preexisting, the insurer refuses to pay.
The system classifies the causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in reproductive-aged women; it is known by the acronym PALM-COEIN, for polyp, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, malignancy and hyperplasia, coagulopathy, ovulatory dysfunction, endometrial, iatrogenic, and not yet classified.
Before treating fibroids, it is important to exclude other pathology that may have similar clinical presentations such as malignancy, adenomyosis or polyps.
In addition, it has received European CE marking for uterine fibroids, bone metastases, benign bone tumors, adenomyosis, essential tremor, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease and neuropathic pain.
Other exclusion criteria were hydrosalpinx visible on USG, endometrioma >3 cm, adenomyosis, poor responders (<5 oocytes retrieved in previous IVF cycle with a conventional stimulation protocol), sub-optimal response in treatment cycle (<3 follicles with a size of [greater than or equal to] 17 mm on day of hCG trigger), and surgically retrieved epididymal or testicular sperms.
28) A non-enhanced MR imaging study by Inada et al demonstrated the mean ADC value of endometrial cancer was significantly lower than those of the normal endometrium, myometrium, leiomyoma and adenomyosis (p<0.
Adenomyosis was the most common preoperative diagnosis among our patients owing to the clinical symptoms of dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia, without obvious masslike lesions in ultra-sonography.