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

An unusual case of uterine cotyledonoid dissecting leiomyoma with adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Ai Shimizu, Hoshihito Tanaka, Sari Iwasaki, Yukio Wakui, Hitoshi Ikeda, Akira Suzuki

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Cotyledonoid dissecting leiomyoma is a rare variant of uterine smooth muscle tumor with an unusual growth pattern that shows intramural dissection within uterine myometrium and often a placenta-like appearance in its extrauterine components.

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2016

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Fifteen cases clinical analysis of wedge-shaped resection of uterus treating adenomyosis-CONSORT.
 

Author(s): ShanRong Shu, Xin Luo, ZhiXin Wang, YuHong Yao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jun;95(24):e3805.

 

To investigate the improvement of dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia after wedge-shaped resection of uterus. The clinical data of 15 patients who experienced wedge-shaped resection of uterus for adenomyosis were retrospectively analyzed from September 2012 to October 2013. We use the amount ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Serous carcinoma arising from uterine adenomyosis/adenomyotic cyst of the cervical stump: a report of 3 cases.
 

Author(s): Bingjian Lu, Qin Chen, Xiaofei Zhang, Lili Cheng

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Serous carcinoma arising in adenomyosis and adenomyotic cyst is very rare. Only 3 serous carcinomas and 5 serous endometrial intraepithelial carcinomas (EIC) have been reported to date.

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2016

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Conservative surgical treatment of adenomyosis to improve fertility: Controversial values, indications, complications, and pregnancy outcomes.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Hao Tsui, Fa-Kung Lee, Kok-Min Seow, Wei-Chun Chang, Jia-Wei Wang, Shee-Uan Chen, Hsiang-Tai Chao, Min-Shyen Yen, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec;54(6):635-40.

 

Uterine adenomyosis was first reported in the 19(th) century and early 20(th) century; von Rokitansky described it in 1860. Since then, the general clinical, pathological, and radiologic findings and potentially useful management methods have been reviewed in many studies. Some authors ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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Diagnostic findings in adenomyosis: a pictorial review on the major concerns.
 

Author(s): A Graziano, G Lo Monte, I Piva, D Caserta, M Karner, B Engl, R Marci

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Apr;19(7):1146-54.

 

Adenomyosis is a benign pathology with a marked impact on women in reproductive age. The prevalence of adenomyosis ranges from 5 to 70%. Dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia and infertility often occur, while a third of the women is asymptomatic. This pictorial ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Medical treatment for adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Hao Tsui, Wen-Ling Lee, Chih-Yao Chen, Bor-Chin Sheu, Ming-Shyen Yen, Ting-Chang Chang, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Dec;53(4):459-65.

 

Uterine adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma is characterized by the presence of heterotopic endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium, >2.5 mm in depth in the myometrium or more than one microscopic field at 10 times magnification from the endometrium-myometrium junction, and ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Adenomyosis and Ulipristal Acetate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Uterine Leiomyoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2016

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