hydrosalpinx


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hydrosalpinx

[¦hī·drō′sal‚piŋks]
(medicine)
A distension of a Fallopian tube with fluid.
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California infertility practice offering new out-patient procedures at no charge for treating hydrosalpinx
The influence of hydrosalpinx on IVF and embryo transfer: a review.
These were difficult to remove, requiring extensive laparoscopic dissection, and in all three cases, the pathologic diagnosis was hydrosalpinx.
Hydrosalpinx can also impair endometrial receptivity through altered integrin expression, interleukins, progesterone receptors, and other factors.
The differential diagnosis includes enteric duplication cyst, ovarian cyst, mesenteric cyst, hydrosalpinx, lymphocele, abscess, hematoma, etc.
The cervix and both ovaries were free of disease, both grossly and microscopically, but a right paratubal cyst and left hydrosalpinx were found.
The study cases were further complicated by a condition known as hydrosalpinx.
Other exclusion criteria were hydrosalpinx visible on USG, endometrioma >3 cm, adenomyosis, poor responders (<5 oocytes retrieved in previous IVF cycle with a conventional stimulation protocol), sub-optimal response in treatment cycle (<3 follicles with a size of [greater than or equal to] 17 mm on day of hCG trigger), and surgically retrieved epididymal or testicular sperms.
Regarding the tubular appearance of cyst the first possible diagnosis was hydrosalpinx and then ovarian cyst.
The sequelae of PID that are responsible for infertility include chronic interstitial salpingitis, hydrosalpinx, salpingitis isthmica nodosa, and periadnexal adhesions.
Campbell calls "the pivotal scan" can be used to exclude the presence of hydrosalpinx, adhesions, peritoneal fluid, polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts, as well as to identify the presence of a dominant follicle of 14-18 mm.
Among these lesions are the dermoid cysts, corpus luteum cysts, theca-lutein cysts, endometriomas and hemorrhagic cysts, hydrosalpinx, and pedunculated leiomyomas.