Fibroid degeneration

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a form of degeneration in which organs or tissues are converted into fibroid tissue.

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Patient had come to tertiary care hospital with pain in abdomen, and a heterogenous mass of 9x5x5 cm noted in pouch of douglus, medial to right ovary s/o ruptured ectopic pregnancy or fibroid degeneration, with a subchorionic bleed of 3cmx1.
MRI also showed Crohn's disease with diffuse peritoneal inflammation (1), intussusception (1), bilateral adrenal hemorrhage (1), pyelonephritis (2), hydronephrosis (1), uterine fibroid degeneration (2), degeneration and torsion of a subserosal uterine fibroid (1), simple ovarian cysts (1), and ovarian torsion (1).
The researchers identified 12 patients with normal findings, 2 with uterine fibroid degeneration, 2 with appendicitis, 2 with pyelonephritis, and 1 patient each with the following: