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Adenomyomatosis Of The Uterus
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!
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
Gallbladder wall is thought to be thickened there are echodensities within the wall with comet tail defects consistent with adenomyomatosis no stones?
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
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
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
What to do if I have been told I have adenomyomatosis of the gall bladder has anyone else heard of this?
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
As above: It is best to ask her physician about it. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Yep!: Uteri come in all sizes, shapes, and configurations. They can be tipped forward, backward or sideways and/or can be bent forward, backward, or sideways. These variations in normal usually do not affect fertility. To take this a step further, there could be a uterus with two heads or two cervixes. Not to worry - follow the usual rules about infertility (no baby after 1 year of unprotected sex). ...Read more
Could be from many: Different causes, could be fibroids, or adenomyosis, or endometriosis, could be infection, or non uterine causes like the bladder which is located in front of the uterus or bowel problems, please see a gyn as you will need an exam and a pelvic ultrasound can be done to look at the uterus and tubes and ovaries ...Read more
Barely enlarged: For a woman, who has given birth, a uterus 11 x 5 x 6.3 cm (not mm) is by and large a normal size uterus; for a woman, who has not given birth, it is a little on the larger side. ...Read more
Ectopic preg./PID.: There are many possibilities, but two of the most important are ectopic pregnancy, and pid or pelvic inflammatory disease. Ectopic pregnancy must be ruled out in cases of uterine/pelvic pain, and is due to a fertilized ovum developing in a fallopian tube. This is an emergency. Pid is also possible, but is more chronic, and can result in infertility. Please see your doctor soon to find out. ...Read more
Depends: There are many "normal" positions for the uterus. Sideways is not one of them, and may be due fibroids, adhesions or other conditions which pull or push the uterus out of its normal anatomic positions. Ask your md what he means by "sideways". A sonogram may be helpful with the diagnosis. ...Read more