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.

Pelvic ultrasound

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.

Pelvic MRI

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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