Adenomyosis

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Presentation

Dysmenorrhoea and heavy menstrual bleeding.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Asymmetrical uterine wall thickening anteriorly with focal heterogeneity and associated increased blood flow, as well as the "venetian blind" pattern of acoustic shadowing.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound features of adenomyosis, including asymmetrical uterine wall thickening anteriorly with focal heterogeneity and associated increased blood flow, as well as the "venetian blind" pattern of acoustic shadowing. The latter may be seen with either adenomyosis or uterine fibroids

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Case information

rID: 13726
Case created: 10th May 2011
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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