red degeneration

(redirected from carneous degeneration)

red de·gen·er·a·tion

obsolete term for necrosis, with staining by hemoglobin, which may occur in uterine myomas, especially during pregnancy; marked by softening and a red color resembling partly cooked meat.
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due to red or carneous degeneration and occurs in ~5-8% of myomas during pregnancy.
The most common complication is "painful myoma" syndrome due to red or carneous degeneration and occurs in 5-8% of patients.
Differential Diagnosis Nonobstetric Conditions Obstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Preterm labor Cholelithiasis Abruptio placentae Cholecystitis Chorioamnionitis Bowel obstruction Adnexal torsion Gastroenteritis Ectopic pregnancy Mesenteric adenitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Colonic carcinoma Round ligament pain Rectus hematoma Uteroovarian vein rupture Acute intermittent porphyria Carneous degeneration of myomas Perforated duodenal ulcer Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Source: Dr.
Differential Dx of Appendicitis Nonobstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Cholelithiasis Cholecystitis Bowel obstruction Gastroenteritis Mesenteric adenitis Colonic carcinoma Rectus hematoma Acute intermittent porphyria Perforated duodenal ulcer Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Obstetric Conditions Preterm labor Abruptio placentae Chorioamnionitis Adnexal torsion Ectopic pregnancy Pelvic inflammatory disease Round ligament pain Uteroovarian vein rupture Carneous degeneration of myomas Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Source: Dr.