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 110 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Women with adenomyosis are at higher risks of endometrial and thyroid cancers: A population-based historical cohort study.
 

Author(s): Chih-Ching Yeh, Fu-Hsiung Su, Chii-Ruey Tzeng, Chih-Hsin Muo, Wen-Chang Wang

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Both adenomyosis and endometriosis are characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma and have been suggested to share some characteristics with malignant tumors. Although accumulating evidence indicates that endometriosis is associated with some cancer types, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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ILK-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition promotes the invasive phenotype in adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Wenjun Zhou, Zheng Peng, Chun Zhang, Shuangshen Liu, Yi Zhang

Journal: Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.. 2018 03;497(4):950-956.

 

Adenomyosis is a benign gynecological disease, characterized by the malignant biological behaviors of invasion and metastasis. ILK plays an important role in intercellular adhesion and triggers the process of EMT. In this study, we investigated the role of ILK-induced EMT in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment of cornual pregnancy in a patient with adenomyosis by high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation: A case report.
 

Author(s): Lixia Yu, Linying Xu, Xiaoyan Xu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(48):e8874.

 

Cornual ectopic pregnancy in adenomyosis patients is a rare clinical condition, which may require careful approach for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Role of Hysteroscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Gloria Calagna, Fabrizia Santangelo, Brunella Zizolfi, Vasilis Tanos, Antonino Perino, Rudy Leon De Wilde

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():2518396.

 

Uterine adenomyosis is a common gynecologic disorder in women of reproductive age, characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Dysmenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and deep dyspareunia are common symptoms of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Last Updated: 12 Jun 2018

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Adenomyosis and Ulipristal Acetate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2017

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