adenomyosis

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adenomyosis

[‚ad·ən‚ō‚mī′ō·səs]
(medicine)
The invasion of muscular tissue, such as of the uterine wall or Fallopian tubes, by endometrial tissue.
Any abnormal growth of muscle or glandular tissues.
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic effects of conservative surgical treatment for uterine adenomyosis combined with administration of GnRH agonist in symptomatic women.
From March 2008 to November 2009, a total of 18 patients with uterine adenomyosis were treated via conservative surgery (laparotomy or laparoscopy) performed by a single surgeon.
Between January 2000 and December 2007, a total of 40 patients with a history of dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia and unexplained infertility (6-15 years) were diagnosed to have uterine adenomyosis by clinical examination, transvaginal ultrasound (TV-USG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).