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 81 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

L-22 enhances the invasiveness of endometrial stromal cells of adenomyosis in an autocrine manner.
 

Author(s): Qing Wang, Li Wang, Jun Shao, Yan Wang, Li-Ping Jin, Da-Jin Li, Ming-Qing Li

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It has reported that interleukin-22 (IL-22) promotes the invasion of tumor cells. IL-22 in the endometriotic milieu stimulates the proliferation of human endometrial stromal cells (ESCs). The present study aimed to elucidate whether and how IL-22 regulates the invasion of ESCs from ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2014

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Feasibility study on energy prediction of microwave ablation upon uterine adenomyosis and leiomyomas by MRI.
 

Author(s): M Xia, Z Jing, H Zhi-Yu, C Jian-Ming, Z Hong-Yu, X Rui-Fang, Y Yu, H Yan-Li, D Bao-Wei

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2014 Aug;87(1040):20130770.

 

To evaluate the feasibility of energy prediction of percutaneous microwave ablation (PMWA) upon uterine leiomyomas and adenomyosis by MRI.

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2014

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Primary extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal-type of uterus with adenomyosis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Jian-chen Fang, Jue Zhou, Zheng Li, Zhao-xia Xia

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Natural killer (NK)/T cell lymphoma of the female genital tract is extremely rare. We here report a case of 'nasal type' NK/T cell lymphoma arising in the uterus with adenomyosis in a 41-year-old woman with fever and hypogastralgia. The histologic analysis demonstrated a highly aggressive ...

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2014

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Uterine adenomyosis and in vitro fertilization outcome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Paolo Vercellini, Dario Consonni, Dhouha Dridi, Benedetta Bracco, Maria Pina Frattaruolo, Edgardo Somigliana

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2014 May;29(5):964-77.

 

Is adenomyosis associated with IVF/ICSI outcome in terms of clinical pregnancy rate?

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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Endometriosis, leiomyoma and adenomyosis: the risk of gynecologic malignancy.
 

Author(s): Fatma Ferda Verit, Oguz Yucel

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2013 ;14(10):5589-97.

 

The aim of this review article was to evaluate the relationship and the possible etiological mechanisms between endometriosis, leiomyoma (LM) and adenomyosis and gynecological cancers, such as ovarian and endometrial cancer and leiomyosarcoma (LMS). MEDLINE was searched for all articles ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2013

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Structural and molecular features of the endomyometrium in endometriosis and adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Giuseppe Benagiano, Ivo Brosens, Marwan Habiba

Journal: Hum. Reprod. Update. ;20(3):386-402.

 

BACKGROUND Adenomyosis and endometriosis were initially described as 'adenomyoma'. When the retrograde menstruation theory became widely accepted to explain the pathogenesis of endometriosis, since it does not explain adenomyosis, the two conditions came to be seen as distinct entities. ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Norwegian Adenomyosis Study I
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014

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The Association Between Adenomyosis/Uterine Myoma and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Uterine Leiomyoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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Norwegian Adenomyosis Study III: Peristalsis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Infertility; Dysmenorrhea

 

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2014

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