Focal adenomyosis (uterus)

Radswiki et al.

Focal adenomyosis is a morphological sub type of uterine adenomyosis. Some authors regard this term synonymous with an adenomyoma.

It is considered less common than diffuse uterine adenomyosis 4.

May be seen as a focal area of myometrical thickening. It may also present as a heterogeneous focal nodule with indistinct margins and cystic spaces 5.

It is typically seen as a localised, low-signal-intensity region within the myometrium on both T2-weighted and contrast-enhanced T1-weighted sequences 1. This region is often continuous with the junctional zone.

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rID: 15451
System: Gynaecology
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Focal adenomyosis
  • Focal form of adenomyosis
  • Focal form of adenomyosis of the uterus

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