salpingitis isthmica nodosa

sal·pin·gi·tis isth·mi·ca no·do·sa

a condition of the uterine tube characterized by nodular thickening of the tunica muscularis of the isthmic portion of the tube enclosing glandlike or cystic duplications of the lumen.
Synonym(s): adenosalpingitis

salpingitis isthmica nodosa

An often bilateral condition characterised by multiple small lumina that variably extend into the wall of the fallopian tube, surrounded by hypertrophic muscle.

Pathogenesis
Uncertain, possibly diverticulosis or adenosis.

sal·pin·gi·tis isth·mi·ca no·do·sa

(sal'pin-jī'tis is'mi-kă nō-dō'să)
A condition of the uterine tube characterized by nodular thickening of the tunica muscularis of the isthmic portion of the tube enclosing glandlike or cystic duplications of the lumen.
Synonym(s): adenosalpingitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
HSG can outline the tubal irregularity and sub-centimetric protrusions from the isthmic portion of the tube due to salpingitis isthmica nodosa, an inflammatory process within the fallopian tube.
The sequelae of PID that are responsible for infertility include chronic interstitial salpingitis, hydrosalpinx, salpingitis isthmica nodosa, and periadnexal adhesions.
TUBAL IRREGULARITY: Tubal irregularity may be seen due to salpingitis isthmica nodosa, an inflammatory process within fallopian tube of unknown aetiology.
Salpingitis Isthmica Nodosa (SIN) is a condition of nodular thickening of the proximal fallopian tube enclosing cystically dilated glands trapped in muscular layer.
In the present study 3 cases of salpingitis isthmica nodosa was seen.