parametrium


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parametrium

 [par″ah-me´tre-um]
the extension of the subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.

par·a·me·tri·um

, pl.

par·a·me·tri·a

(par'ă-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă), [TA] Do not confuse this word with perimetrium.
The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
[para- + G. mētra, uterus]

parametrium

/para·me·tri·um/ (-me´tre-um) the extension of the subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.parame´trial

parametrium

[per′əmē′trē·əm] pl. parametria
Etymology: Gk, para + metra, womb
the lateral extension of the uterine subserous connective tissue into the broad ligament. Compare endometrium, myometrium.

par·a·me·tri·um

, pl. parametria (par'ă-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
[para- + G. mētra, uterus]

parametrium

The connective tissue lying between the two layers of the BROAD LIGAMENT of the womb and separating the CERVIX from the bladder.

parametrium

the extension of the subserous coat of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
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The ultimate goal in the examination of a cancerous hysterectomy specimen should be to confirm the presence of residual tumor after the initial sampling, to sample enough of it for adequate typing and grading, and to determine the extent of spread within the specimen (myometrium, serosa, parametrium, lymphatic/vascular spaces, cervix, and attached uterine adnexa).
Cone biopsy or simple hysterectomy without parametrium removal appears adequate in patients with clinical stage I cervical cancer and clear parametrial margins as long as the tumor size is no greater than 2 cm.
1] It can involve the uterine corpus by direct extension or through parametrium by lymphatic invasion to the uterine wall.
During hysterectomy, the ureter is susceptible to injury as it passes through the parametrium a short distance from the uterus and vaginal fornix.
The parametrium, pelvic lymph nodes, left adnexa, and peritoneal washings were negative for carcinoma.
Epithelioid trophoblastic tumor of paracervix and parametrium.
In majority of the cases, in both the groups, the cervix was found to be bulky (19 patients in Arm A and 16 in Arm B) and the parametrium was found to be free (16 patients in Arm A and 14 in Arm B) and there was no statistically significant difference as regards to the findings of P/V and P/R in Arm A and Arm B.
Per rectal examination: rectal mucosa and parametrium free.
Histopathological evaluation of the operative specimen revealed non-keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma confined to cervix not infiltrating the parametrium.
7] These tumours are seen in uterus as intramural growths but rarely may be seen arising in cervix, subserosal and from parametrium in broad ligament.