adenomyomatosis

adenomyomatosis

/ad·e·no·my·o·ma·to·sis/ (-mi″o-mah-to´sis) the formation of multiple adenomyomatous nodules in the tissues around or in the uterus.

adenomyomatosis

[ad′ənōmī′ōmətō′sis]
an abnormal condition characterized by the formation of benign nodules resembling adenomyomas, found in the uterus or in parauterine tissue.

adenomyomatosis

(1) Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.
(2) A nonspecific term for the presence of multiple benign adenomyomas, a condition with little meaning if the organ or site is not specified.
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Acalculous cholecystitis, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and polyps of the gallbladder.
Sonographic appearance of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.
Muscle hypertrophy (Figure 14), which is consistent with chronic cholecystitis and adenomyomatosis.
Mucinous adenocarcinoma originating in localized type adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.
Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder with intratumoral cystic components due to abundant mucin production: a mimicker of adenomyomatosis.
Adenomyomatosis represents the presence of intramural diverticula of the gallbladder mucosa, the Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses, within a thickened, hypertrophied mucosa and muscularis propria of the gallbladder wall.
Owen CC, Bilhartz LE Gallbladder polyps, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and acute acalculous cholecystitis.
Based upon the CT appearance, the differential diagnosis of adenomyomatosis versus less likely gallbladder carcinoma or chronic cholecystitis was given.
Focal wall thickening type of GB carcinoma was difficult to diagnosed by ultrasonography and computed tomography alone as a wide range of clinical settings such as chronic cholecystitis, adenomyomatosis, inadequate GB distension, hepatitis and low protein states also showed similar findings.
The findings of porcelain gallbladder with adenomyomatosis is an extremely rare association with it.