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What is posterior myometrium?

What is posterior myometrium?

Lining of the womb: It is the back half of the lining of the womb contained inside the uterus which usually sheds as your period if it wasn't biopsied. ...Read more

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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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I have a 6cm thick posterior myometrium and 3cm thick anterior myometrium and 0.6cm thick endometrium and have a chronic cervisdoctowhat I will do?

I have a 6cm thick posterior myometrium and 3cm thick anterior myometrium and 0.6cm thick endometrium and have a chronic cervisdoctowhat I will do?

Your gynecologist ca: What did your gynecologist do for you and advice you to do further, if anything?. I am not worried about your Uterus as long as you do not have abnormal bleeding. Chronic cervicitis should be tested with PAP test and if possible, check for HPV 16 infection. Good luck ...Read more

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I've thickened posterior myometrium. 2 ill-defined, hypoechoic areas in the posterior myometrium measuring 2 x 1.5 CM and 1.9 x 1.6 cm. Meaning what?

I've thickened posterior myometrium. 2 ill-defined, hypoechoic areas in the posterior myometrium measuring 2 x 1.5 CM and 1.9 x 1.6 cm. Meaning what?

Fibroids: These sound like small fibroids. What did your physician say. The person who actually saw the images has the best possible opportunity for an accurate diagnosis. Make sure to follow up with your doctor so that you can be fully informed about your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Where is myometrium wall of the uterus?

The middle: The myometrium is the middle layer. The outside of the uterus is the serosa, the inside the mucosa and the middle is the myometrium. ...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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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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3 previous c sections pregnant again scan at 6 week showed myometrium layer to be 19mm is this to thin?

3 previous c sections pregnant again scan at 6 week showed myometrium layer to be 19mm is this to thin?

No: The thickness is not an issue at this time. Given your history of multiple c-sections, there will be surveillance to follow the thickness of the uterine wall in the area of the prior scars and to evaluate the placental implantation site to make sure there is no evidence that the placenta is penetrating the uterine wall. ...Read more

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3 previous c sections pregnant again scan at 6 week showed lower myometrium layer to be 19mm is this to thin?

No, That is not: A typical measurement to take and I am unsure of any data related to outcomes in measuring this, . That being sain it's almost 2 cm which is almost an inch thick. You are likely not going to see thinning in this area until later, as the uterus stretches. I am not familiar with monitoring thickness of this ares, if it gets thin, which it will, what is done differently? Nothing. Do not worry. ...Read more

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