Adenomyosis

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Abnormal uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhea are the most characteristic symptoms, occurring in approximately 65% of cases ({1:Arnold et al., 1995}).
 

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 109 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Berberine inhibits growth and inflammatory invasive phenotypes of ectopic stromal cells: Imply the possible treatment of adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Li Liu, Ning Luo, Jing Guo, Yan Xie, Li Chen, Zhongping Cheng

Journal: J. Pharmacol. Sci.. 2018 May;137(1):5-11.

 

Adenomyosis is a common chronic gynecological disorder with some tumor-like properties, including aberrant proliferation, invasion and migration. Berberine (BBR) is an isoquinoline derivative alkaloid with diverse pharmacological activities for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Women with adenomyosis are at higher risks of endometrial and thyroid cancers: A population-based historical cohort study.
 

Author(s): Chih-Ching Yeh, Fu-Hsiung Su, Chii-Ruey Tzeng, Chih-Hsin Muo, Wen-Chang Wang

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Both adenomyosis and endometriosis are characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma and have been suggested to share some characteristics with malignant tumors. Although accumulating evidence indicates that endometriosis is associated with some cancer types, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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ILK-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition promotes the invasive phenotype in adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Wenjun Zhou, Zheng Peng, Chun Zhang, Shuangshen Liu, Yi Zhang

Journal: Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.. 2018 03;497(4):950-956.

 

Adenomyosis is a benign gynecological disease, characterized by the malignant biological behaviors of invasion and metastasis. ILK plays an important role in intercellular adhesion and triggers the process of EMT. In this study, we investigated the role of ILK-induced EMT in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

From Clinical Symptoms to MR Imaging: Diagnostic Steps in Adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): H Krentel, C Cezar, S Becker, A Di Spiezio Sardo, V Tanos, M Wallwiener, R L De Wilde

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():1514029.

 

Adenomyosis or endometriosis genitalis interna is a frequent benign disease of women in fertile age. It causes symptoms like bleeding disorders and dysmenorrhea and seems to have a negative effect on fertility. Adenomyosis can be part of a complex genital and extragenital endometriosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Myomas and Adenomyosis: Impact on Reproductive Outcome.
 

Author(s): Nikos F Vlahos, Theodoros D Theodoridis, George A Partsinevelos

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():5926470.

 

Among uterine structural abnormalities, myomas and adenomyosis represent two distinct, though frequently coexistent entities, with a remarkable prevalence in women of reproductive age. Various mechanisms have been proposed to explain the impact of each of them on reproductive outcome. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The Role of Hysteroscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Gloria Calagna, Fabrizia Santangelo, Brunella Zizolfi, Vasilis Tanos, Antonino Perino, Rudy Leon De Wilde

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():2518396.

 

Uterine adenomyosis is a common gynecologic disorder in women of reproductive age, characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Dysmenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and deep dyspareunia are common symptoms of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Last Updated: 12 Jun 2018

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Role of Dienogest in the Treatment of Patient With Symptomatic Adenomyosis
 

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Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2018

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