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What does it mean to have a myometrium is heterogeneous demonstrates without a focal lesion?

What does it mean to have a myometrium is heterogeneous demonstrates without a focal lesion?

Heterogeneous: Heterogeneous myometrium means that the texture of the myometrium is not the same across the length of it. It is probably OK if no discrete lesion is seen. If there are symptoms that cannot be explained by it, it may be reasonable to have a follow up ultrasound in 3 months to see if there has been a change in the appearance. ...Read more

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What does a myometrium of heterogeneous echo pattern mean?

What does a myometrium of heterogeneous echo pattern mean?

Usually nothing: This is simply describing the echos of the soundwaves used fro the ultrasound. It generally has no clinical significance. Some radiologists believe this may suggest adenomyosis, but the association is very poor. ...Read more

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What does this mean. The uterine myometrium is mildly heterogeneous.

What does this mean. The uterine myometrium is mildly heterogeneous.

Adenomyosis: This is a nonspecific answer. Assuming that you had a scan done for pain or abnormal bleeding, one explanation for this finding is something called adenomyosis. ...Read more

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My uterus is heterogeneous and anteverted. 7.4cmx5.1 cmx3.3cm. Thickness 3mm. Heterogeneous myometrium without discrete abnormality. What's this mean?

Heterogeneous uterus: You do not have any discrete uterine fibroids which are benign growths of the muscle wall of the uterus but may have a condition called adenomyosis. This is when the lining of the uterus migrates into the muscle wall and can cause a soggy, boggy uterus that can cramp and bleed. At any rate, your report has nothing worrisome. ...Read more

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Uterus measures 8.1 x 3.2 x 5.3 CM myometrium appears heterogeneous, 2 tiny echogenic foci seen anterior to endometrium. What's this mean?

Uterus measures 8.1 x 3.2 x 5.3 CM myometrium appears heterogeneous, 2 tiny echogenic foci seen anterior to endometrium. What's this mean?

Probable fibroids: This probably means that you have small fibroids. These are the most common tumors of the female reproductive tract and almost never are or become cancerous. You only worry about them when they cause symptoms. Adenomyosis (internal endometriosis) can cause heterogenaity but does not usually show up on ultrasound. ...Read more

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Diffusely heterogeneous myometrium with at least one fibroid?

Diffusely heterogeneous myometrium with at least one fibroid?

Fibroid 'picture": You have described a "picture" via ultrasound of at least one fibroid seen and a myometrium with the potential to develop more. (heterogenous) ...Read more

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TVS done 7thday of Period. Myometrium show heterogeneous echoes with multiple small bright spots. Color Dopler show increased vascularity in myometrium?

TVS done 7thday of Period. Myometrium show heterogeneous echoes with multiple small bright spots. Color Dopler show increased vascularity in myometrium?

Adenomyosis?: Why did you have TV ultrasound? - Pain / Heavy Bleeding? Be on results it can be due to Adenomyosis - a condition in which endometrial tissue grows into the muscle layer of your uterus. If that is what radiologist thinks, you may need an MRI to confirm it. Take Care! ...Read more

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A pelvic ultrasound I had says heterogeneous echotexture of the myometrium and 1 ovey is 12.6cc and other is 2.8cc. Is this normal?

A pelvic ultrasound I had says heterogeneous echotexture of the myometrium and 1 ovey is 12.6cc and other is 2.8cc. Is this normal?

Follow up visit: After you have a radiologic procedure it is important to schedule follow up visit with the doctor who ordered it who can interpret the result in the context of your clinical situation. The ovarian volumes you mention are normal the myometrial description may refer to adenomyosis or a number of of things. ...Read more

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Uterus is 14.1x5.3x7.5 CM with a 10 mm endometrial stripe. Myometrium is heterogeneous. Incidental nabothian cysts. Enlarged heterogeneous uterus. Define?

Uterus is 14.1x5.3x7.5 CM with a 10 mm endometrial stripe. Myometrium is heterogeneous. Incidental nabothian cysts. Enlarged heterogeneous uterus. Define?

Fibroids: The muscle of your uterus looks irregular. While this can be due to endometriosis it is most frequently caused by small fibroids. This finding like all lab or x-ray findings is best understood in the context of your symptoms which led to the testing. Lacking that context and your medical history, it is difficult to say more. ...Read more

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Uterus 60x40x45, myometrium is heterogeneous and there is hypoechoic region at the lower uterine segment. The endometrial stripe is measured at 10 mm.

Uterus 60x40x45, myometrium is heterogeneous and there is hypoechoic region at the lower uterine segment. The endometrial stripe is measured at 10 mm.

Several causes: The first thing coming to mind with this info given your age is adenomyosis, a condition where uterine lining tissue is found throughout the wall of the uterus. Have you had MRI? This technique is good for diagnosis. Typically the cure is hysterectomy. Endometriosis may also still be a factor, a condition where uterine lining tissue is found about the pelvis. Follow up with your GYN! ...Read more

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Need 2nd opinion re whether uterine biopsy is needed for post meno period. U/S results: Enlarged uterus, 9.0x4.5x6.3 cm w/ heterogeneous appearing myometrium, possible adenomyosis is considered in right clinical setting. Endometrium normal 3 mm.?

Need 2nd opinion re whether uterine biopsy is needed for post meno period. U/S results: Enlarged uterus, 9.0x4.5x6.3 cm w/ heterogeneous appearing myometrium, possible adenomyosis is considered in right clinical setting. Endometrium normal 3 mm.?

Biopsy good idea: Just because there is concern for Adenomyosis and the endometrium is 3 mm's, Endometrial or Tubal CA can easily cause post menopausal bleeding. The endometrial biopsy will tell the MD and you what NOT to consider as to the cause of the bleeding which is far more important right now then what IS causing the bleeding. ...Read more

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Plz explain my ultrsound report the anteverted uterus mesure 79x48x45mm a 6mm secretory phase endometrium is seen the left ovary measure 11cc and the right ovary measure 8cc no fluids or adnexal mass is seen. The myometrium appears heterogeneous in?

Plz explain my ultrsound report the anteverted uterus mesure 79x48x45mm a 6mm secretory phase endometrium is seen the left ovary measure 11cc and the right ovary measure 8cc no fluids or adnexal mass is seen. The myometrium appears heterogeneous in?

Looking for?: For postmenopausal women, transvaginal ultrasound evaluation of endometrial thickness may be used as an initial study to evaluate for endometrial neoplasia in selected women. For these women, it is reasonable to defer endometrial sampling if the endometrial thickness is <4 mm. Pelvic ultrasound is the imaging study of choice for the evaluation of an adnexal mass. ...Read more

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Enlarged uterus with heterogenous myometrium?

Enlarged uterus with heterogenous myometrium?

Probably fibroids: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. Adenomyosis can look like this as well. This is endometriosis of the uterus. ...Read more

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Endometrium stripe is 12mm. Periods are always on time but extremely heavy with so many blood clots. I also have a heterogenous myometrium but without discrete focal mass lesion. Should I be worried? Do I need a biopsy?

Endometrium stripe is 12mm. Periods are always on time but extremely heavy with so many blood clots. I also have a heterogenous myometrium but without discrete focal mass lesion. Should I be worried? Do I need a biopsy?

Perimenopausal: At 45 yo with thickened endometrium and heavy menses with passage of clots will need evaluation to include cbc, pregnancy test and if negative, an endometrial biopsy procedure. If the above are negative, it is reasonable for a trial BCP or Non steroidal. ...Read more

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My reports say hypertrophied myometrium. Midline endometrial. What does it mean?

My reports say hypertrophied myometrium. Midline endometrial. What does it mean?

Ultrasound report?: I am assuming (which can be dangerous), that this was an ultrasound report. If so, the "thickened" smooth muscle of the uterus (adenomyosis) is evident which is more common in women who have had children. The endometrium, or lining of the uterus, is shown to be in the middle of the uterus where it is supposed to be located. ...Read more

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What does subtle heterogeneity and increased thickness of anterior fundal myometrium mean please?

What does subtle heterogeneity and increased thickness of anterior fundal myometrium mean please?

Description: It sounds like you are trying to interpret an ultrasound. This is a description of what the uterus looks like. It needs to be taken in conjunction with the clinical picture. Are you mid cycle, pregnant or just lost a pregnancy, looking for a tumor? It just means that there are different components of material in the uterus like old and new blood in the tissue being the most common. ...Read more

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What does "Vague area of heterogeneity in the posterior uterine myometrium without a discrete fibroid or mass." Mean & what could it be?

This is a: "NON-SPECIFIC" finding. That means that it does NOT mean. ..anything! It could be a very EARLY fibroid but certainly NOT TO WORRY!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

Not enough info. ..: The myometrium is the muscular wall of the uterus so most or all of the fibroid is in the wall. Posterior means the back wall of your uterus as opposed to the front. A fibroid in the myometrium may be completely within the wall (intramural) or project into the inside cavity of the uterus (submucosal) or it may be just under the outer covering of the uterus (subserosal). Ultrasound or MRI can tell. ...Read more

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What does this mean? "Fibroid uterus w/notable partially degenerated 1.7 cm fibroid in myometrium of the right uterine cornua. Atrophic right ovary"

What does this mean? "Fibroid uterus w/notable partially degenerated 1.7 cm fibroid in myometrium of the right uterine cornua. Atrophic right ovary"

Interpretation: A fibroid is a smooth muscle growth in your right section at the top of your uterus next to the right Fallopian tube. It is in the process of "falling apart" (degenerating) which can cause bleeding and pain. The right ovary is shrunken (atrophic) which is common in post menopausal women. ...Read more

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Sent for ultrasound: normal uterus size, bladder, ovaries, no free fluid. Myometrium's homogenous, endometrium's hetereogeneous 16mm? What's it mean?

Sent for ultrasound: normal uterus size, bladder, ovaries, no free fluid. Myometrium's homogenous, endometrium's hetereogeneous 16mm? What's it mean?

Normal: From what you say, this sounds like a normal study. Of course you didn't say why you had the study in the first place. That might change things. Best wishes ...Read more

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No period for 3 mo. Doc sent me for a pelv. U/s-report says: hypoechoic foci in uterus up to 3cm. Anechoic focus in myometrium-5mm. What does it mean?

No period for 3 mo. Doc sent me for a pelv. U/s-report says: hypoechoic foci in uterus up to 3cm. Anechoic focus in myometrium-5mm. What does it mean?

Cycles / sono: It is normal to have some variations in your hormones as one gets older. The reason for irregular cycles can not be determined from an ultrasound. Nothing in the ultrasound is threatening; it sounds as though there are small fibroids. Dr may want to check your thyroid levels and cycle you. ...Read more

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What does heterogeneously echogenic mean?

What does heterogeneously echogenic mean?

Mixed echo pattern: Heterogeneous echogenic means ultrasound characteristics of area examined have combination of none, low and high echogenic pattern. This is compared to diffusely homogeneous pattern where diffusely same echo pattern. Certain lesions can be diagnosed by their echo pattern. ...Read more

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What does this mean?? 1. The isthmus appears thickening measuring 0.4 cm, unchanged. 2. The right lobe is heterogeneous and enlarged measuring 5.

What does this mean?? 1. The isthmus appears thickening measuring 0.4 cm, unchanged. 2. The right lobe is heterogeneous and enlarged measuring 5.

More info needed: More background needed as to why the test was done and what symptoms you are having but without knowing anything else, it sounds like you may have a goitre which is an enlarged overactive thyroid gland. However there are other organs in the body that this could be referring to, so as I said. More info is needed to give you a definite answer ...Read more

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What does heterogeneous appearing uterus mean?

What does heterogeneous appearing uterus mean?

Heterogeneous uterus: Heterogenous uterus is a medically sonographic terminology. It says how your uterus look under sonographic waves. That is not a pathology in itself. ...Read more

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What is thyromegaly with heterogeneous echotexture mean?

Mixed echogenicity: Thyromegaly means enlarge ment of thyroid gland. Heterogeneous means irregular texture, not same echogenicity throughout gland. No large discrete nodules are seen. Therapy is determined by evaluation that includes thyroid function tests. ...Read more

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What does a mildly heterogeneous uterine echotexture mean?

Small fibroids: The radiologist may want to say that he wouldn't be surprised if you turned out to have fibroid changes in your uterus on surgery, not overt fibroids, but very early beginning stages. But then again, "mildy heterogenous uterine echotexture" is in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more