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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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.