adenomyoma


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adenomyoma

 [ad″ĕ-no-mi-o´mah]
1. a benign tumor consisting of smooth muscle and glandular elements.
2. see adenomyosis.

ad·e·no·my·o·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-mī-ō'mă),
A benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements; occurs most frequently in the uterus and uterine ligaments.
[G. adēn, gland, + mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

adenomyoma

/ad·e·no·my·o·ma/ (-mi-o´mah)
1. a benign tumor consisting of smooth muscle and glandular elements.
2. see adenomyosis.

adenomyoma

[ad′ənōmī·ō′mə] pl. adenomyomas, adenomyomata
a tumor of the endometrium of the uterus characterized by a mass of smooth muscle containing endometrial tissue and glands.

adenomyoma

A circumscribed focus of adenomyosis in the uterus.

ad·e·no·my·o·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements; occurs most frequently in uterus and uterine ligaments.
[G. adēn, gland, + mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

adenomyoma

A benign tumour of smooth muscle and glandular tissue occurring mainly in the womb (UTERUS) and RECTUM.

adenomyoma

a tumor made up of endometrium and muscle tissue, found in the uterus, or more frequently, in the uterine ligaments.
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Ampullary adenomyoma presenting as acute recurrent pancreatitis.
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Obviously, Meigs was not referring to peritoneal endometriosis; rather he was attempting to solve the challenges of those days: painful rectovaginal adenomyomas and cystic ovarian endometriomas in young women for whom at that time hysterectomy and castration were the only surgical cure.
range 19-79 range 20-87 Asymptomatic 8 (50%) 27 (87%) Symptomatic 8 (50%) 4 (13%) Obstruction 3 1 Diverticulitis 4 4 Acute hemorrhage 1 0 Heterotopic Mucosa 3 (19%) 3 (10%) Gastric 2 3 Gastric and 1 0 pancreatic Carcinoma 0 1 Adenomyoma 0 1 Complications 2 2 Anastomotic leak 1 1 Wound 1 1 infection (b) P Total value N 47 (100%) 0.
18) Both diffuse and focal forms of adenomyomas exist.
An adenomyoma is a benign lesion and a rare clinical finding.
Therefore, the term adenomyoma should be reserved for a distinct nodular lesion with a particular histopathologic pattern.
The symptoms of the adenomyoma depend on the location and the size of the neoplasm.
The surgical management of an adenomyoma depends on its location.
In summary, adenomyoma should be included in the differential diagnosis of a mass at the head of the pancreas.
An additional imaging pitfall is the incorrect diagnosis of a focal myometrial contraction as either an adenomyoma or a leiomyoma.