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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 76 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

β-Catenin activation contributes to the pathogenesis of adenomyosis through epithelial-mesenchymal transition.
 

Author(s): Seo Jin Oh, Jung-Ho Shin, Tae Hoon Kim, Hee Sun Lee, Jung-Yoon Yoo, Ji Yeon Ahn, Russell R Broaddus, Makoto M Taketo, John P Lydon, Richard E Leach, Bruce A Lessey, Asgerally T Fazleabas, Jeong Mook Lim, Jae-Wook Jeong

Journal: J. Pathol.. 2013 Oct;231(2):210-22.

 

Adenomyosis is defined by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Despite its frequent occurrence, the precise aetiology and physiopathology of adenomyosis is still unknown. WNT/β-catenin signalling molecules are important and should be tightly regulated ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2013

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The expression and functionality of stromal caveolin 1 in human adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Linjie Zhao, Shengtao Zhou, Liang Zou, Xia Zhao

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2013 May;28(5):1324-38.

 

What is the expression pattern and functionality of caveolin 1 (CAV1) in the endometrium of patients with adenomyosis?

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2013

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How common is adenomyosis? A prospective study of prevalence using transvaginal ultrasound in a gynaecology clinic.
 

Author(s): J Naftalin, W Hoo, K Pateman, D Mavrelos, T Holland, D Jurkovic

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2012 Dec;27(12):3432-9.

 

What is the prevalence of adenomyosis in a population of women attending a general gynaecological clinic?

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2012

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An update on adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): G Levy, A Dehaene, N Laurent, M Lernout, P Collinet, J-P Lucot, C Lions, E Poncelet

Journal: Diagn Interv Imaging. 2013 Jan;94(1):3-25.

 

Adenomyosis is a common benign uterine pathology that is defined by the presence of islands of ectopic endometrial tissue within the myometrium. It is asymptomatic in one third of cases, but when there are clinical signs they remain non-specific. It can often be misdiagnosed on sonography ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2013

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Sonography of adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Khaled Sakhel, Alfred Abuhamad

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2012 May;31(5):805-8.

 

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2012

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Adenomyosis and subfertility: a systematic review of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment and fertility outcomes.
 

Author(s): Abha Maheshwari, Sumana Gurunath, Farah Fatima, Siladitya Bhattacharya

Journal: Hum. Reprod. Update. 2012 Jul;18(4):374-92.

 

Uterine adenomyosis was initially thought to be found only in parous women, and final diagnosis was made at histology after hysterectomy. With better imaging techniques and with women attending clinics at older ages, adenomyosis is diagnosed with increasing frequency in women attending ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2012

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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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Vaginal Bromocriptine for Treatment of Adenomyosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2014

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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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