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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Six cases of adenomyosis patients aged 20-50 years were selected in the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine between September 2014 and January 2015 with surgical treatment.
The diagnosis of adenomyosis is difficult, especially in young premenopausal women.
Depending on the original morcellated uterine tissue, peritoneal myomatosis, adenomyosis, endometriosis, and endosalpingiosis have been reported.
(c) The adenomyosis in the uterine wall is surrounded by a stromal reaction evidenced by the CD10 positivity (ABC, original magnification x10).
Cases with abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroid, adenomyosis, endometrial hyperplasia were included in study.
Finally, considering adenomyosis as consequence of infiltration of basal endometrium into the underlying myometrium [8,12], a correlation between the stage of endometriosis and the depth of adenomyotic infiltration has been reported [13].
Conditions of the reproductive tract such as fibroids, polyps, endometritis (inflammation of the inner uterine lining), endometrial cancer and adenomyosis can cause the woman grief.Endocrine disorders (disorders affecting hormone systems in the body) such as thyroid disease, bleeding disorders such as platelet dysfunction or Von Willebrand disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, approaching menopause, chronic liver disease, some contraceptive methods and certain medications will also lead to heavy periods.
* Adenomyosis. Ectopic endometrial tissue in the myometrium that leads to hypertrophy of the myometrium and uterine enlargement is known as adenomyosis.
It can relieve many symptoms of adenomyosis with a low complication rate, and preserve, even improve, fertility
Adenomyosis is a common gynecological disease caused by benign invasion of ectopic endometrium into the myometrium with adjacent smooth muscle hyperplasia.
To the Editor: Uterine adenomyosis (AM) is caused by the ectopic growth of endometrial glands and stroma in the myometrium of the uterus, accompanied by hyperplasia and hypertrophy of the surrounding smooth muscle cells, leading to a diffuse enlargement of the uterus.