Adenomyosis and uterine fibroid

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient complained of pelvic pain and prolonged and heavy menstrual bleeding. Ultrasound showed a large pelvic mass arising from the uterus.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

A well defined T2 and STIR hypointense mass located at the fundus of the uterus in keeping with a uterine fibroid.

The junctional zones are diffusely thickened with numerous T2 hyperintensities interspersed cystic spaces are suggestive of adenomyosis.

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Case information

rID: 14161
Published: 3rd Jul 2011
Last edited: 7th Oct 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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