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adnexa

[ad′neks·ə]
(biology)
Subordinate or accessory parts, such as eyelids, Fallopian tubes, and extraembryonic membranes.
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Often, the ectopic may be identified only as an extra-ovarian adnexal mass, without the classic ring-like appearance, because of hemorrhage.
35-38) We identified one case of vulvar trichoepithelioma (1% of benign vulvar adnexal neoplasms; Table 1).
Mucocele of the appendix mimicking an adnexal mass: a case report.
Relative to the best-practice mod-ACOG benchmark, OVA1 projected an annual increase in patient survival and QALY in excess of 1,000 years, when the surgical cohort was projected to national annual adnexal mass surgeries including about 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer
In pregnancy, the majority of adnexal masses are benign simple cysts less than 5 cm (BJOG 2003;110:578-83).
Table 1 is a noninclusive list of common cystic and solid adnexal masses that may be detected--and in many cases diagnosed--by sonography.
Enhancing the needle count in the haystack: Serial ultrasonography for low-to moderate risk adnexal masses.
Studies looking at specific keratin expression in the epidermis and adnexal structures have demonstrated high-molecular-weight cytokeratin expression present in the basal and lower aspects of the epidermis in addition to the inner and outer root sheaths of the hair follicle.
Proliferating trichilemmal tumor (PTT) is a rare adnexal neoplasm that arises from the outer sheath of the hair follicle.
However, because ultrasound is being more and more frequently used in general gynaecological practice for an increasing number of indications, findings such as a 'thickened endometrium' or a polyp in a patient without abnormal bleeding, or a clinically unsuspected adnexal mass, are incidentally seen.
Chapters cover topics such as vulvar dystrophies, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer, endometrial hyperplasia and cancer, adnexal mass, ovarian tumors of low malignant potential, and gestational trophoblastic disease.
Such events included significant postembolization syndrome--described as flu-like symptoms--enlargement of a multicystic adnexal mass, and excessive vaginal discharge, Dr.