Adenomyosis

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Abnormal uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhea are the most characteristic symptoms, occurring in approximately 65% of cases ({1:Arnold et al., 1995}).
 

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 97 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Malignant changes in adenomyosis in patients with endometrial adenocarcinoma: A case series.
 

Author(s): Xuemei Mao, Wei Zheng, Weibo Mao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8336.

 

The aim of the study is to describe the clinical characteristics and prognosis of malignant transformation of adenomyosis in patients with endometrial cancer.In this retrospective descriptive study, the clinical data of patients with endometrial cancer (n = 127) who were admitted ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Abnormal expression of Nrf2 may play an important role in the pathogenesis and development of adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Ning Chen, Baoying Du, Hao Zhou, Fengxian Shen, Juan Li, Zhenwei Xie

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To explore the expression level of Nrf2 in adenomyosis and study the mechanism of abnormal expression of Nrf2 in the pathogenesis of adenomyosis.

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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CA125 modified by PLT and NLR improves the predictive accuracy of adenomyosis-derived pelvic dense adhesion.
 

Author(s): Caixia Jiang, Chao Liu, Jing Guo, Li Chen, Ning Luo, Xiaoyan Qu, Weihong Yang, Qing Ren, Zhongping Cheng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(19):e6880.

 

To explore the value of serum levels of CA125, platelet count (PLT), neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), and modified CA125 markers CA125a and CA125b in predicting pelvic dense adhesion (PDA) associated with adenomyosis, CA125a = lg(CA125 × PLT × 10), CA125b = lg(CA125 × NLR).This ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2017

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Impact of Adenomyosis on Women's Fertility.
 

Author(s): Tasuku Harada, Yin Mon Khine, Apostolos Kaponis, Theocharis Nikellis, George Decavalas, Fuminori Taniguchi

Journal: Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2016 Sep;71(9):557-68.

 

Until recently, adenomyosis has been associated with multiparity, not impaired fertility. Currently, adenomyosis is diagnosed with increasing frequency in infertile patients since women delay their first pregnancy until their late 30s or early 40s. Although an association between ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016

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Conservative surgical treatment of adenomyosis to improve fertility: Controversial values, indications, complications, and pregnancy outcomes.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Hao Tsui, Fa-Kung Lee, Kok-Min Seow, Wei-Chun Chang, Jia-Wei Wang, Shee-Uan Chen, Hsiang-Tai Chao, Min-Shyen Yen, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec;54(6):635-40.

 

Uterine adenomyosis was first reported in the 19(th) century and early 20(th) century; von Rokitansky described it in 1860. Since then, the general clinical, pathological, and radiologic findings and potentially useful management methods have been reviewed in many studies. Some authors ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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Diagnostic findings in adenomyosis: a pictorial review on the major concerns.
 

Author(s): A Graziano, G Lo Monte, I Piva, D Caserta, M Karner, B Engl, R Marci

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Apr;19(7):1146-54.

 

Adenomyosis is a benign pathology with a marked impact on women in reproductive age. The prevalence of adenomyosis ranges from 5 to 70%. Dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia and infertility often occur, while a third of the women is asymptomatic. This pictorial ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Adenomyosis and Ulipristal Acetate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2017

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A Prospective Study of Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2017

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