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Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, as ovaries and fallopian tubes in relation to the uterus.

[Latin, neuter pl. of adnexus, past participle of adnectere, to bind to; see annex.]

ad·nex′al adj.
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Their topics include benign melanocytic proliferations and precursor lesions to melanoma, histologic and phenotypic variants of melanoma and of the borderline melanocytic tumor, squamous cell carcinoma and its precursors, benign adnexal neoplasms, soft tissue neoplasms of the skin and superficial subcutis, and medico-legal aspects of neoplastic dermatology.
1) Therefore, only approximately 1 in 10 women in the United States who have surgery for adnexal masses have an underlying malignancy.
The choice of procedure depends on age of the patient, the condition of the eyelids, specific adnexal structures involved, [2] the size and position of the defect.
Histologic mimics of BCC may include nonneoplastic processes (such as follicular induction over dermatofibromas), benign adnexal tumors (especially follicular tumors), or cutaneous carcinomas with basaloid or blue-cell features.
Ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis showed right adnexal mass involving fallopian tubes, right ovary and gut omentum.
3%) patients were admitted to our department because of adnexal mass and their main symptom was abdominal pain.
Adnexal masses are frequently found in both symptomatic and asymptomatic women.
Results: The statistical analysis did not indicate any statistically significant difference between the CA 125 levels of the patients with malignant and benign adnexal masses (p=0.
Since adnexal injuries are not covered by OTS, these patients were thus labeled as unilateral ocular injury.
OVA1 (MIA) and Overa (MIA2G) are indicated for women who present with an adnexal mass.
Pelvic cystic lesions are common in women mainly due to adnexal, ovarian, and fallopian tube cysts.
The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility and safety of SPLS compared to conventional laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of benign adnexal masses.