adenomyoma

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adenomyoma

[‚ad·ən‚ō‚mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of glandular and muscular elements occurring principally in the uterus and rectum.
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The advantages of MR imaging of adenomyosis include being able to reliably diagnose adenomyosis, including adenomyoma, diagnosing coexistent leiomyomas and the reproducibility of MR, which allows for accurate treatment monitoring.
Focal adenomyosis or adenomyoma can be mistaken for a leiomyoma on US.
In contrast with superficial peritoneal endometriosis, these lesions have a structure closely resembling the adenomyomas described by Cullen (4).
Obviously, Meigs was not referring to peritoneal endometriosis; rather he was attempting to solve the challenges of those days: painful rectovaginal adenomyomas and cystic ovarian endometriomas in young women for whom at that time hysterectomy and castration were the only surgical cure.
Adenomyomas have been described by other synonyms, largely depending on the anatomic site.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Adenomyoma of the Ampulla and Distal Bile Duct
A typical feature of an adenomyoma is a poorly marginated mass with ill-defined borders that causes relatively little mass effect (Figure 3).