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

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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Ultrastructural features of endometrial-myometrial interface and its alteration in adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Ying Zhang, Li Zhou, Tin C Li, Hua Duan, Pei Yu, Hong Y Wang

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The endometrial-myometrial interface (EMI) is a specific functional region of uterus. However, our knowledge on EMI ultrastructure both in normal uterus and adenomyosis is far from enough to understand its pathology. In this study, used the samples of EMI and outer myometrium (OM) ...

Last Updated: 12 May 2014

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Is adenomyosis associated with menorrhagia?
 

Author(s): J Naftalin, W Hoo, K Pateman, D Mavrelos, X Foo, D Jurkovic

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2014 Mar;29(3):473-9.

 

Is the presence of adenomyosis associated with menorrhagia?

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2014

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

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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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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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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Histopathological Diagnosis of Adenomyosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 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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