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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Abdominal wall endometrioma: a 10-year experience and brief review of the literature.
Keywords: Mature cystic teratoma; Endometrioma; Ovary; MRI
Classification of the adnexal masses Histopathology results n (%) Benign masses 45 (100) Serous cystadenoma 15 (33.3) Endometrioma 12 (26.6) Abcess 5 (11.1) Mature cystic teratoma 4 (8.8) Fibrothecoma 4 (8.8) Mucinous cystadenoma 2 (4.4) Leiomyoma 1 (2.2) Borderline serous tumour 1 (2.2) Borderline mucinous tumour 1 (2.2) Malignant masses 6 (100) Endometrioid adenocarcinoma 2 (33.3) Granulosa cell tumour 2 (33.3) Carcinosarcoma 1 (16.6) Leiomyosarcoma 1 (16.6) TABLE 3.
Endometriosis was diagnosed by laparoscopy (discrete endometriotic lesions, endometriomas, or adhesions) [18] or transvaginal ultrasonography for endometriomas (cystic lesion with low level internal echoes, occasional thick septations, thickened walls, and echogenic wall foci) [19].
Generally, on resectoscopic biopsy sampling, the following three clues can be strongly suggestive of adenomyosis: (1) irregular subendometrial myometrium (spiral and/or fibrotic); (2) contortion of normal myometrial architecture noticeable during resection; (3) presence of intramural endometriomas.
Endometrioma as a cause of false positive WBS findings was first described in 2000 and only a few reported cases exist in the literature [11,12].
The pathology report revealed (1) acute appendicitis with appendix measuring 4.5 x 0.6 cm with tan smooth serosa and scant fibrous adhesions and (2) endometrioma measuring 5.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm with tan, gray, purple, rubbery, membranous tissue, without solid areas or papillary tissue.
MDA levels are also positively correlated with plasma 17[beta]-estradiol (E2) concentrations in the ectopic endometrioma [45].
The differential diagnosis included thoracic endometrioma, teratoma, or other neoplasm.
A promise in the treatment of endometriosis: an observational cohort study on ovarian endometrioma reduction by N-acetylcysteine.
Risk of developing ovarian cancer among women with ovarian endometrioma: a cohort study in Shizuoka, Japan.