endometrioma


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endometrioma

[¦en·dō‚mē·trē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
Endometriosis in which there is a discrete tumor mass.
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Nezhat, "because improper removal of an endometrioma may compromise the function of the ovary.
A pelvic ultrasound can help delineate the anatomic origin of the mass, but it also can detect characteristics of the mass that may help with the diagnosis, and the decision of whether or not to proceed to surgery Endometriomas, mature teratomas (dermoid cysts), simple ovarian cysts, and hemorrhagic cysts have sonographic features that are highly predictive of the histology.
When hydrosalpinx is complicated by pyosalpinx, the T2 signal intensity may exhibit shading or hypointense areas from the high protein content, similar to that of an endometrioma.
Compared with laparoscopy, transvaginal ultrasonography (TVUS) has no value in diagnosing peritoneal endometriosis, but it is a useful tool for both making and excluding the diagnosis of an ovarian endometrioma.
Decidualized endometrioma during pregnancy: recognizing an imaging mimic of ovarian malignancy.
However, it remains mandatory when malignant transformation of endometrioma is suspected (10).
Large abdominal wall endometrioma following laparoscopic hysterectomy.
This article describes a rare association between MTC and endometrioma in the same ovary and discusses imagery, pathology and treatment of this exceedingly rare entity.
Others also reported that measuring HE4 can be a valuable approach for distinguishing patients with ovarian endometrioma or other benign adnexal masses from those with ovarian malignancy, which may reduce other costs by reducing expensive diagnostic procedures.
However, obstruction of the lumen from an endometrioma or haemorrhage of endometrium in the submucosa are poss ibilities for concomitant pathological findings of both appendicitis and endo metriosis of the appendix.
Other pathologies in differential diagnosis of RLV beyond the inguinal hernia are lymphadenopathy, endometrioma, abscess, hematoma, cyst, lipoma and lymphangioma.
Adenomyosis, endometrioma and deep infiltrating endometriosis their mutual prevalence and symptoms correlation.