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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Owen CC, Bilhartz LE Gallbladder polyps, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and acute acalculous cholecystitis.
Abnormal pancreaticobiliary junction can also be found in association with various pancreaticobiliary diseases, including choledochal cyst, gallbladder adenomyomatosis, pancreatitis, and pancreas divisum (5).
Based upon the CT appearance, the differential diagnosis of adenomyomatosis versus less likely gallbladder carcinoma or chronic cholecystitis was given.
Gallbladder adenomyomatosis is a benign disorder, which occurs more commonly in women and has a mean age of 53 years.
Histologic analysis of adenomyomatosis is characterized by epithelial invaginations and smooth muscle proliferation.
Adenomyomatosis is a common disease that has been shown to occur in approximately 5% of cholecystectomy specimens.
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.
Adenomyomatosis can also be demonstrated on postcontrast CT images.
The pearl necklace sign: An imaging sign of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder at mr cholangiopancreatography.
Computed tomographic finding in adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder.