Cystic adenomyosis

Cystic adenomyosis is a rare variant of adenomyosis and is believed to the result of repeated focal haemorrhages resulting in cystic spaces filled with altered blood products.

MRI

MRI is the most sensitive and specific imaging modality for this diagnosis and will demonstrate cystic regions with variable signal on both T1 and T2 weighted images, on account of blood products of various ages (see ageing blood on MRI) 1.

For a general discussion, please refer to the article on adenomyosis.

Considerations on MRI include:

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rID: 10287
System: Gynaecology
Tags: uterus, cases
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