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What does anterior adenomyosis mean?

What does anterior adenomyosis mean?

Describes postion: Adenomyosis is a condition where the endometrial glands, the lining of the uterus, have grown into the muscle of the uterus. This will casue significant menstrual cramps and heavy bleeding during your period. Anterior is referring to where it is located, on the top portion of the uterus. ...Read more

Adenomyosis (Definition)

Adenomyosis is when glands and stroma from the uterine lining is found buried in the muscle wall of the uterus itself. The uterus at times is enlarged and it is boggy or soft in nature ...Read more


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Has pel/us done what does this mean? Suggestive of adenomyosis and small fibroids.

Has pel/us done what does this mean? 
Suggestive of adenomyosis and small fibroids.

Pelvic ultrasound : Adenomyosis is also called internal endometriosis and occurs when the lining cells of your uterus get down in the muscle. They bleed every month with your period essentially causing a deep bruise in the uterus and pain with your period. Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors of the uterus and are the most common pelvic tumors. They can rarely become malignant. This is usually diagnosed by rapid growth. ...Read more

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.endometrial lining is diffusely heterogeneous with 0.2 mc hypoechoic density centrally, cannot exclude a polyp. Adenomyosis ? What this mean?

.endometrial lining is diffusely heterogeneous with 0.2 mc hypoechoic density centrally, cannot exclude a polyp. Adenomyosis ? What this mean?

Ultrasound jargon: It is ultrasound MD jargon for the examiners inability to distinguish between a endometrial lining that has a polyp in it or a uterine musculature that looks like Swiss cheese (Adenomyosis) due to invagination of the endometrium into the muscle of the uterus. ...Read more

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I have stage 4 recto-vaginal endometriosis & adenomyosis. What does this all mean if you include the 6.4 x 3.5cm cystic lesion with internal septation?

I have stage 4 recto-vaginal endometriosis & adenomyosis. What does this all mean if you include the 6.4 x 3.5cm cystic lesion with internal septation?

See below: Endometriosis is a chronic condition requiring care by a gynecologist and you apparently are under the care of a such a doctor. Please see this site for information on this topic and discuss the matter with your doctor who knows you whole health picture. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001913/. ...Read more

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What does a "solitary cyst in the left kidney" and a "solitary enlarged uterus with focal adenomyosis" mean?

What does a "solitary cyst in the left kidney" and a "solitary enlarged uterus with focal adenomyosis" mean?

Ultrasound or MRI?: Usually nothing if you have no abnormal bleeding or pain. An enlarged uterus can be normal after childbirth (dimensions?), and adenomyosis is simply endometrium (uterine lining) growing into the muscular layer (also called endometriosis interna). Both may be normal for you & can be followed by ultrasound along with your renal cyst. See your doc if you are having problems & good luck. ...Read more

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Mri pelvic report :small csection scar along anterior uterine body, lobular abnormal thickening of junctional zone upto 12mm in keeping adenomyosis- ?

Mri pelvic report :small csection scar along anterior uterine body, lobular abnormal thickening of junctional zone upto 12mm in keeping adenomyosis-
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Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when the blood lining of the endometrium invades the muscle of the uterus. It can cause the uterus to become enlarged, boggy, and painful. It is also associated with heavy abnormal bleeding. Endomteriosis with when that same lining travels to other places in the body. The MRI description could describe both of these. ...Read more

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What is adenomyosis

What is adenomyosis

Uterine thickening: The general term means that there is the abnormal presence of glandular tissue in muscle. Most often, this term is used by doctors when referring to a condition specific to women who have uterine thickening. Here's a helpful link: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002481/. ...Read more

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What is adenomyosis?

What is adenomyosis?

Benign condition: Adenomyosis is a benign condition in which the glands that normally line the uterus implant within the walls of the uterus. When the uterine lining normally thickens and bleeds each cycle, those glands also thicken and bleed. This leads to excessively heavy and painful periods. The walls of uterus may become swollen, globular, and spongy. ...Read more

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Is Adenomyosis hereditary?

Is Adenomyosis hereditary?

No: Adenomyosis is very common as women age and can cause an increase in cramping, painful periods, bleeding and pain with sex. Like fibroids, we do not know what causes Adenomyosis. ...Read more

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Is adenomyosis always painful?

Is adenomyosis always painful?

Usually: Adenomyosis is essentially an invasion of the muscle layer of the uterus with lining cells of the uterine cavity. One is essentially having a period inside the muscle walls. Early on, there may be negligible pain but by and large it is painful with heavy menses, cramping and hemorrhage. It usually ends with a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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