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Doctor insights on: Adenomyomatosis Of The Uterus

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What is gallbladder adenomyomatosis?

Adenomyomatosis: This is an overgrowth of the mucosa of the gallbladder that is likely associated with gallstones. There is no clear association with cancer though it is commonly found in the gallbladder of patients with gallbladder cancer. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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I just was diagnosed with adenomyomatosis of gallbladder, I also have 2 small polyps. Should I get removed, should I fear of it becoming cancerous!

I just was diagnosed with adenomyomatosis of gallbladder, I also have 2 small polyps. Should I get removed, should I fear of it becoming cancerous!

Up to you: Smaller polyps tend to be benign, size 2 cm or more have higher incidence of malignancy, the one you describing could be observed but need close observation with regular follow up sonograms, to avoid this most choose elective removal of gall bladder. ...Read more

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Gallbladder without gallstones but with a few small hyperechoic nodules along its inner wall largest measuring 0.8 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm compatible with small polyps versus adenomyomatosis. No Sxs. Treat?

Gallbladder without gallstones but with a few small hyperechoic nodules along its inner wall largest measuring 0.8 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm compatible with small polyps versus adenomyomatosis. No Sxs. Treat?

Adenomyomatosis: Rarely, adenomyomatosis can progress to form sinus tracts or communications. If no symptoms, monitoring is appropriate as there is no malignant potential and ultrasound is a reliable imaging technique for diagnosis. It is something to keep in the back of your mind and to provide when giving a medical history in the future. ...Read more

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Gallbladder wall is thought to be thickened there are echodensities within the wall with comet tail defects consistent with adenomyomatosis no stones?

Gallbladder wall is thought to be thickened there are echodensities within the wall with comet tail defects consistent with adenomyomatosis no stones?

A polyp: In so many fancy medical description, I saw possible gallbladder polyp should be treated as individually and discuss with individual prior to taken it out. Swing to your friendly neighborhood surgeon for a quick chat. ...Read more

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My ultrasound reported: gallbladder exhibits features of adenomyomatosis. There is no cholelithiasis or billiard tract dilatation. What it could be?

My ultrasound reported: gallbladder exhibits features of adenomyomatosis. There is no cholelithiasis or billiard tract dilatation. What it could be?

Hyperplastic gb: Adenomyomatosis denotes 3 hyperplastic changes in the gallbladder--overgrowth of the mucous membrane, thickening of the muscle layer, & intramural diverticular formation known as rokitansky-aschoff sinuses. Cause is unknown & often no inflammatory or neoplastic change is seen. The most common variant is adenomyoma where a nodular bulge protrudes from the gallbladder. Need surgery only if symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been told I have adenomyomatosis what does this mean for me?

I have been told I have adenomyomatosis what does this mean for me?

Depends: It is hard to diagnose adenomyosis without a biopsy. It is usually something we suspect rather than give a definite diagnosis. It the lining of the uterus which grows into the muscle of the uterus making it like a sponge filled with blood. When menses occur there is heavy bleeding. It is a form of endometriosis and may also cause bad cramps. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about a condition called gallbladder adenomyomatosis?

What can you tell me about a condition called gallbladder adenomyomatosis?

A benign finding: This is a benign finding in many gallbladders. It is associated with cholesterol crystals that build up in a thickened gallbladder wall. Often associated with gallstones. It is often an incidental finding in gallbladders that are removed. It is not associated with anything to worry about. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been told I have adenomyomatosis of the gall bladder has anyone else heard of this?

What to do if I have been told I have adenomyomatosis of the gall bladder has anyone else heard of this?

Polyps?: If you have adenomatous changes or polyps of the gall bladder you should be evaluated by a surgeon for removal of the gall bladder. ...Read more

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I have a hyperechoic nodule on the right hepatic lobe measuring 0.75×0.82×0.39 cm that is stable. Focal fat sparing in the periportal region noted. Gall bladder adenomyomatosis detected. Should I go for a further scan or it is just normal? This is my ultra

I have a hyperechoic nodule on the right hepatic lobe measuring 0.75×0.82×0.39 cm that is stable. Focal fat sparing in the periportal region noted. Gall bladder adenomyomatosis detected. Should I go for a further scan or it is just normal? This is my ultra

Maybe: You should discuss this with your doctor. Do you have underlying liver disease and would be at risk of a problem in the liver? Liver cysts are usually hypoechoic not hyperechoic. Adenomyomatosis is a benign condition and is not thought to predispose to cancer. Please follow up with your MD. ...Read more

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Told years ago I had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed. Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! How?

Told years ago I had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed. Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! How?

"Lost in space": The uterus is supported by ligaments that allow it to be moveable in space and not fixed in a certain position forever. That is the "flip side" of your question. ...Read more

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U/s report said I had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted? Why?

U/s report said I had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted? Why?

May depend on how: Full your bladder was. A full bladder will lift the uterus up. An empty bladder provides room in the anterior pelvis for the uterus to drop into.

Also, were both us examinations the same? Transvaginal would have an empty bladder and transabdominal a full bladder.

Finally, having stool in the rectum and sigmoid colon would displace the uterus upwards and forward. ...Read more

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M 35YEAR OLD female. MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4. 8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm. Bleeding over here. Plz tl me its reason...asap?

M 35YEAR OLD female. MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4. 8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm. Bleeding over here. Plz tl me its reason...asap?

Thin lining: Hello, it sounds like your uterus is normal in size (2.6 x 4.8) and the endometrial lining is thin (5mm), there is fluid in the uterus and you are having abnormal bleeding? Bleeding in the setting could be caused by a problem with your hormones, for example if you are not ovulating consistently. It could also be caused by a physical problem with the uterus, such as a small polyp. Check with gyn. ...Read more

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What is a tipped uterus?

What is a tipped uterus?

Retroverted: A tipped uterus is called retroverted, meaning that it is tilted toward your back. Most people are anteverted, with a uterus tilting forward. It does not medically matter which way your uterus is tilted. ...Read more

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What causes uterus vibration?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you are describing? Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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How can the uterus be damaged?

How can the uterus be damaged?

????: Damaged during surgery or something else your? Is too non specific to answer, please restate it with more detail. ...Read more

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What causes air in the uterus?

What causes air in the uterus?

Shouldn't be: There should not be air in the uterus, fluid maybe but not air. ...Read more

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What causes your uterus to tip?

Normal anatomy: A tipped uterus is normal for 40% of the population. It is simply how your body is built and it creates very few if any problems. ...Read more

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How big is my uterus at 7 months?

Ultrasound: You would need an Ultrasound to tell you your exact size at 7mo. Best wishes to you. ...Read more