adenomyoma

Summary

Summary: A benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements. It occurs most frequently in the uterus and uterine ligaments. (Stedman, 25th ed)

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  1. Tamai K, Koyama T, Umeoka S, Saga T, Fujii S, Togashi K. Spectrum of MR features in adenomyosis. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;20:583-602 pubmed
    ..Less commonly, adenomyosis can present as a well-circumscribed form known as adenomyoma, adenomyotic cyst characterized by the presence of haemorrhagic cyst, or adenomyomatous polyp protruding into ..
  2. Zins M, Boulay Coletta I, Molinie V, Mercier Pageyral B, Julles M, Rodallec M, et al. [Imaging of a thickened-wall gallbladder]. J Radiol. 2006;87:479-93 pubmed
    ..US remains the initial imaging modality for the evaluation of acute right upper quadrant pain. CT and MRI are complementary to US and have an increasing role in assessing a thickened-wall gallbladder. ..
  3. Akritidis N, Mantzios G, Pappas G. Gallbladder adenomyomatosis presenting as fever of unknown origin: a case report. Hepatogastroenterology. 2001;48:112-3 pubmed
    ..We therefore believe that gallbladder adenomyomatosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of sustained fever with negative workup...
  4. Ly D, Barnard N, Schwarz R. Gastric adenomyoma: definitely benign or defiantly premalignant?. Dig Dis Sci. 2004;49:1930-4 pubmed
  5. Nishimura A, Shirai Y, Hatakeyama K. Segmental adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder predisposes to cholecystolithiasis. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2004;11:342-7 pubmed
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify the association between adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder and cholecystolithiasis...
  6. Aoun N, Zafatayeff S, Smayra T, Haddad Zebouni S, Tohme C, Ghossain M. Adenomyoma of the ampullary region: imaging findings in four patients. Abdom Imaging. 2005;30:86-9 pubmed
    We report the imaging features of adenomyoma of the distal common bile duct (CBD) and increase awareness of this rare benign disease.
  7. Chu K. Endosonographic appearance of gastric adenomyoma. Endoscopy. 2002;34:682 pubmed
  8. Sun A, Luo M, Wang W, Chen R, Lang J. Characteristics and efficacy of modified adenomyomectomy in the treatment of uterine adenomyoma. Chin Med J (Engl). 2011;124:1322-6 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma is a very serious disease which influence the quality of life and leads to the infertility, and hysterectomy at the end. Unfortunetly, we still have no effective way to treat this kind of diseases...
  9. Jung W, Shin B, Kim I. Uterine adenomyoma with uterus-like features: a report of two cases. Int J Surg Pathol. 2002;10:163-6 pubmed
    ..On section, the mass was cystic and solid. Histologically, the cysts were lined by thin basalis-type endometrial glands and stroma, and the solid portion was composed of smooth muscle and fat cells...

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  1. Ueyama N, Kuwashima S, Nakayama A, Nakanishi K, Okuchi K, Kagoshima T, et al. Ileal adenomyoma accompanied by primary peritonitis: report of a case. Surg Today. 2001;31:826-9 pubmed
    ..immunohistochemical, and flow cytometrical findings of the resected ileal submocosal tumor indicated a diagnosis of ileal adenomyoma with no malignancy, which suggested metaplasia of the pancreaticobiliary to gastric epithelium.
  2. Yoshimitsu K, Honda H, Aibe H, Shinozaki K, Kuroiwa T, Irie H, et al. Radiologic diagnosis of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder: comparative study among MRI, helical CT, and transabdominal US. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2001;25:843-50 pubmed
    ..The goal of this work was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of transabdominal ultrasound (US), helical CT, and MRI in the diagnosis of adenomyomatosis (ADM) of the gallbladder...
  3. Nabeshima H, Murakami T, Terada Y, Noda T, Yaegashi N, Okamura K. Total laparoscopic surgery of cystic adenomyoma under hydroultrasonographic monitoring. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc. 2003;10:195-9 pubmed
    A 19-year-old-woman had a cystic adenomyoma located within the myometrium. She complained of severe dysmenorrhea...
  4. Donnez O, Jadoul P, Squifflet J, Donnez J. Iatrogenic peritoneal adenomyoma after laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy and uterine morcellation. Fertil Steril. 2006;86:1511-2 pubmed
    ..Histologic examination confirmed smooth muscle hyperplasia infiltrated by numerous endometrial glands (adenomyosis)...
  5. Haradome H, Ichikawa T, Sou H, Yoshikawa T, Nakamura A, Araki T, et al. The pearl necklace sign: an imaging sign of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder at MR cholangiopancreatography. Radiology. 2003;227:80-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the demonstration of the pearl necklace sign at magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in patients with proven adenomyomatosis and carcinoma of the gallbladder...
  6. Ching B, Yeh B, Westphalen A, Joe B, Qayyum A, Coakley F. CT differentiation of adenomyomatosis and gallbladder cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;189:62-6 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of CT in differentiating adenomyomatosis from gallbladder cancer...
  7. Stewart C, Leung Y, Mathew R, McCartney A. Extrauterine adenomyoma with atypical (symplastic) smooth muscle cells: a report of 2 cases. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2009;28:23-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this report 2 cases of extrauterine adenomyoma are presented in which the smooth muscle component showed focal atypical (symplastic) cytologic appearances.
  8. Sisodia S, Khan W, Goel A. Ovarian ligament adenomyoma: report of a rare entity with review of the literature. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2012;38:724-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Adenomyoma is a benign tumor composed of endometrial glands, specialized endometrioid stroma, and smooth muscle. These tumors typically originate within the uterus. An extrauterine adenomyoma is an extremely rare entity...
  9. Handra Luca A, Terris B, Couvelard A, Bonte H, Flejou J. Adenomyoma and adenomyomatous hyperplasia of the Vaterian system: clinical, pathological, and new immunohistochemical features of 13 cases. Mod Pathol. 2003;16:530-6 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma and adenomyomatous hyperplasia of the Vaterian system are consistently benign lesions. Clinically, adenomyoma mimics frequently ampullary adenoma or carcinoma, and biopsy analysis is often difficult...
  10. Nabatame N, Shirai Y, Nishimura A, Yokoyama N, Wakai T, Hatakeyama K. High risk of gallbladder carcinoma in elderly patients with segmental adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2004;23:593-8 pubmed
    ..003). Segmental adenomyomatosis is a high-risk condition for gallbladder carcinoma, especially in elderly patients. Epithelial metaplasia appears to be related to increased carcinogenesis in the fundal mucosa of segmental adenomyomatosis...
  11. Api O, Ergen B, Gul A, Ergen C, Unal O, Turan C. Primary ovarian adenomyoma in a woman with endometrial polyp: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009;280:445-8 pubmed publisher
    An adenomyoma presenting outside the uterus is an extremely rare entity and only three cases of primary ovarian adenomyoma have been reported up to date.
  12. Choudhrie L, Mahajan N, Solomon M, Thomas A, Kale A, Mahajan K. Ovarian ligament adenomyoma: a case report. Acta Chir Belg. 2007;107:84-5 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma is a benign tumour composed of smooth muscle and benign endometrium. These tumours typically originate within the uterus. An extra-uterine adenomyoma is a rare entity.
  13. Poonam Y, Ashu S, Rohini G. Clinics in diagnostic imaging (121). Gallbladder adenomyomatosis. Singapore Med J. 2008;49:262-4; quiz 265 pubmed
    ..Ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed typical features of adenomyomatosis, which was subsequently confirmed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  14. Boscak A, Al Hawary M, Ramsburgh S. Best cases from the AFIP: Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. Radiographics. 2006;26:941-6 pubmed
  15. Fukuda A, Yazumi S, Sawada M, Seno H, Nabeshima M, Fujii H, et al. Adenomyoma of the minor duodenal papilla. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;61:475-9 pubmed
  16. Tahlan A, Nanda A, Mohan H. Uterine adenomyoma: a clinicopathologic review of 26 cases and a review of the literature. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2006;25:361-5 pubmed
    The aim of this study is to highlight the importance of diagnosing uterine adenomyoma and help in differentiating it from other sinister lesions...
  17. Park H, Lee S, Lee J, Kang M, Lee D, Chung M. Adenomyoma of the small intestine: report of two cases and review of the literature. Pathol Int. 2003;53:111-4 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma of the small intestine is a rare tumor-like lesion composed of exocrine-type ducts and hypertrophic smooth muscle. We describe two cases of adenomyoma of the small intestine...
  18. Mouravas V, Koutsoumis G, Patoulias J, Kostopoulos I, Kottakidou R, Kallergis K, et al. Adenomyoma of the small intestine in children: a rare cause of intussusception: a case report. Turk J Pediatr. 2003;45:345-7 pubmed
    ..The case presented here concerns an infant aged 18 months suffering from adenomyoma of the ileum, which was responsible for the development of ileoileac intussusception...
  19. Stunell H, Buckley O, Geoghegan T, O Brien J, Ward E, Torreggiani W. Imaging of adenomyomatosis of the gall bladder. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2008;52:109-17 pubmed publisher
    ..A brief section on oral cholecystography to aid readers familiar with this technique in understanding the comparable imaging features on more modern imaging techniques is included...
  20. Takahashi Y, Fukushima J, Fukusato T, Mori S. Adenomyoma with goblet and Paneth cells of the ileum. Pathol Res Pract. 2006;202:549-53 pubmed
    A case of ileal adenomyoma with goblet and Paneth cells is reported. A 75-year-old man died of ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma. As an incidental finding at autopsy, a 9 x 7 x 6 mm(3)-sized nodule was found in the ileal wall...
  21. Higashi M, Goto M, Saitou M, Shimizu T, Rousseau K, Batra S, et al. Immunohistochemical study of mucin expression in periampullary adenomyoma. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2010;17:275-83 pubmed publisher
    Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions in the ampullary area are uncommon, and there are extremely rare cases of adenomyoma (AM) and adenomyomatous hyperplasia (AMH)...
  22. Mandal S, Mahajan D, Khurana N. Ovarian adenomyoma mimicking an ovarian malignancy: a case report with literature review. Int J Surg Pathol. 2009;17:38-40 pubmed publisher
    Smooth muscle tumors of the ovary are rare, and ovarian adenomyoma are even rarer. It is a well-circumscribed biphasic tumor composed of benign glands and smooth muscle cells, as well as a variety of pseudoneoplastic glandular lesion...
  23. Tomibayashi A, Sasaki S, Nakayama H, Yoneyama S, Ishii T, Watanabe T. Adenomyoma of the small intestine in an adult: report of a case. Surg Today. 2011;41:1101-5 pubmed publisher
    We report a case of adenomyoma in the small intestine, which is an extremely rare entity. An 81-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a history of three episodes of vomiting accompanied by abdominal pain...
  24. Redman R, Wilkinson E, Massoll N. Uterine-like mass with features of an extrauterine adenomyoma presenting 22 years after total abdominal hysterectomy-bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005;129:1041-3 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma is a benign tumor composed of smooth muscle and benign endometrium. These tumors typically originate within the uterus. An extrauterine adenomyoma is a rare entity...
  25. Lee J, Kim H, Jung J, Kim Y. Adenomyoma of the small intestine in an adult: a rare cause of intussusception. J Gastroenterol. 2002;37:556-9 pubmed
    b>Adenomyoma of the small intestine is an extremely rare entity characterized by a mixture of glandular structures lined by columnar epithelium, with intervening bundles of smooth muscle...
  26. Zhu H, Yu J, Luo J, Jiang Y, Li J, Sun W. Gastric adenomyoma presenting as melena: a case report and literature review. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:1934-6 pubmed
    Gastric adenomyoma (AM) is a rare benign tumor characterized by gland-like structures embedded within a smooth muscle stroma. We report a case of a 68-year-old man with gastric AM admitted to our hospital for melana...
  27. Qing X, Petrie B, Buslon V, French S. Adenomyoma of the jejunum. Exp Mol Pathol. 2009;86:127-30 pubmed publisher
    b>Adenomyoma of the small intestine is an extremely rare condition characterized by abnormal glandular structures surrounded by smooth muscle. We report a case of adenomyoma of the jejunum...
  28. Hudelist G, Keckstein J, Wright J. The migrating adenomyoma: past views on the etiology of adenomyosis and endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2009;92:1536-43 pubmed publisher
  29. Zhou Y, Matsuda M, Mori T, Sakamoto S, Mitamura T. Effects of mifepristone (RU486) treatment on the development of uterine adenomyosis induced by pituitary grafting in mice. Life Sci. 2000;67:2713-20 pubmed
    ..As in humans, progesterone as well as the vascular system therefore appear to be important factors in the pathogenesis of uterine adenomyosis in this mouse model. ..
  30. Nabeshima H, Murakami T, Nishimoto M, Sugawara N, Sato N. Successful total laparoscopic cystic adenomyomectomy after unsuccessful open surgery using transtrocar ultrasonographic guiding. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008;15:227-30 pubmed publisher
    A 27-year-old woman with a cystic adenomyoma located within the myometrium underwent laparotomy unsuccessfully, with persistent postoperative heavy dysmenorrhea. Total laparoscopic resection of the cystic adenomyoma was then attempted...
  31. Heatley M. Atypical polypoid adenomyoma: a systematic review of the English literature. Histopathology. 2006;48:609-10 pubmed
  32. Khurana A, Mehta A, Sardana M. Extrauterine adenomyoma with uterus like features: a rare entity presenting 17 years post hysterectomy. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011;54:572-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging studies showed a large abdomino-pelvic mass diagnosed as extrauterine adenomyoma with uterus-like features...
  33. Takeda A, Imoto S, Sugiyama C, Nakamura H. Uterine adenomyoma with exophytic subserosal growth: case report of rare manifestation with image diagnosis and laparoscopic-assisted excision. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013;20:717-22 pubmed publisher
    Uterine adenomyoma is a nodular aggregated form of adenomyosis composed of heterotopic endometrial or endometrium-like structures in the myometrium, with adjacent myometrial hyperplasia...
  34. Terada T. Atypical polypoid adenomyoma of the uterus: an immunohistochemical study on 5 cases. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011;15:338-41 pubmed publisher
    Immunohistochemical studies of atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) of the uterus are very rare. Five cases of APA were retrieved from the surgical cases of our laboratory. The ages were 38, 41, 54, 65, and 77 years (mean ± SD, 55 ± 14...
  35. Albores Saavedra J, Keenportz B, Bejarano P, Alexander A, Henson D. Adenomyomatous hyperplasia of the gallbladder with perineural invasion: revisited. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007;31:1598-604 pubmed
    ..We favor the hypothesis that the migration of the benign glandlike structures into the nerves is related to the production of chemotactic factors or signaling substances and the activation of cell receptors. ..
  36. Kommoss F, Lax S. [Pitfalls in the histopathological diagnostics of endometrial carcinoma and its precursors : Clinically relevant differential diagnoses, avoidance of false positive diagnoses]. Pathologe. 2016;37:512-520 pubmed
    ..versus atypical endometrial hyperplasia, myoinvasive endometrioid adenocarcinoma versus atypical polypoid adenomyoma and endometrioid carcinoma versus serous carcinoma of the endometrium with a predominantly glandular pattern...
  37. Osada H. Uterine adenomyosis and adenomyoma: the surgical approach. Fertil Steril. 2018;109:406-417 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews the surgical treatment of adenomyosis, including 23 uterine rupture cases that occurred during post-adenomyomectomy pregnancies, and provides an updated picture of the state of the field. ..
  38. Buch A, Rout P, Makhija P. Adenomyoepithelioma with phyllodes tumor--a rare combination in a solitary breast lump. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2006;49:259-61 pubmed
    ..Both these tumors have tendencies to recur and have malignant potential. This patient also presented with a recurrent breast neoplasm. The case is reported for its rarity. ..
  39. Quddus M, Zhang C, Sung C, Ramos D, Lawrence W. Intraepithelial mucinous carcinoma arising in an endocervical-type mucinous polypoid adenomyoma of the uterine corpus: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2005;50:643-6 pubmed
    Benign endocervical-type mucinous adenomyoma arising in the uterine corpus is a rare entity...
  40. Puca K, Wu H. Pathologic quiz case. An incidental endometrial tumor masked by large leiomyoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002;126:864, 865-6 pubmed
  41. Masoom S, Venkataraman G, Hammadeh R. Symptomatic adenomyoma of the Vaterian system: a pathologic curiosity with a potential for misdiagnosis. APMIS. 2006;114:559-61 pubmed
  42. Agostini S, Chagnon S. [Interpretation session in general radiology. Case No. 2: Digestive system imaging]. J Radiol. 2004;85:429-30 pubmed
  43. Chang W, Wang K, Lee N, Huang N, Su W, Chao H, et al. Reproductive performance of severely symptomatic women with uterine adenomyoma who wanted preservation of the uterus and underwent combined surgical-medical treatment. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2013;52:39-45 pubmed publisher
    ..the factors associated with future pregnancy and successful delivery in women who were treated for uterine adenomyoma with combination (surgical-medical) therapy using ultramini- or mini-laparotomy conservative surgery and ..
  44. Ohta Y, Suzuki T, Shiokawa A, Ota H. A case of uterine adenomyoma with bizarre smooth muscle cells mimicking leiomyosarcoma. Diagn Cytopathol. 2005;32:288-91 pubmed
    We report a case of adenomyoma of the uterus that was cytologically difficult to distinguish from leiomyosarcoma...
  45. Sánchez García S, Rubio Solís D, Anes González G, González Sánchez S. [Gastric adenomyoma clinically simulating hypertrophic pyloric stenosis]. Radiologia. 2016;58:148-51 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case of a pyloric adenomyoma that clinically simulated hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in a newborn girl...
  46. Foss Hansen M, Marcussen Skovby B. [Menorrhagia as a consequence of atypical polypoid adenomyoma in uterus]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2012;174:1464-5 pubmed
    Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) is an uncommon lesion of the uterus. APA is seen in perimenopausal women who have abnormal vaginal bleeding...
  47. Di Spiezio Sardo A, Mazzon I, Gargano V, Di Carlo C, Guida M, Mignogna C, et al. Hysteroscopic treatment of atypical polypoid adenomyoma diagnosed incidentally in a young infertile woman. Fertil Steril. 2008;89:456.e9-12 pubmed
    To describe the conservative treatment of an atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) in a young infertile patient using a modification of the technique previously reported for the conservative treatment of stage IA endometrial cancer...
  48. Bang S, Lee J, Woo H, Joo I, Lee E, Han J, et al. Differentiating between adenomyomatosis and gallbladder cancer: revisiting a comparative study of high-resolution ultrasound, multidetector CT, and MR imaging. Korean J Radiol. 2014;15:226-34 pubmed publisher
    ..05). High-resolution ultrasound and MRI with MRCP have comparable sensitivity and accuracy and MDCT has the lowest sensitivity and accuracy for the differentiation of ADM and GBCA. ..
  49. Maeda T, Tateishi U, Sasajima Y, Hasegawa T, Daisaki H, Arai Y, et al. Atypical polypoid adenomyoma of the uterus: appearance on (18)F-FDG PET/MRI fused images. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006;186:320-3 pubmed
  50. Yahara T, Yamaguchi R, Yokoyama G, Yamaguchi M, Nakagawa S, Toh U, et al. Adenomyoepithelioma of the breast diagnosed by a mammotome biopsy: report of a case. Surg Today. 2008;38:144-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In diagnosing such a rare disease from the limited information obtained from a needle biopsy, an immunohistochemical study was thus found to be useful for making a differential diagnosis. ..
  51. Vinci V, Saldari M, Sergi M, Bernardo S, Rizzo G, Porpora M, et al. MRI, US or real-time virtual sonography in the evaluation of adenomyosis?. Radiol Med. 2017;122:361-368 pubmed publisher
    ..MRI detected adenomyosis in 30 cases: 22 of these appeared as diffuse form and 8 as focal form, such as adenomyoma and adenomyotic cyst, thus resulting in 3 misdiagnosed cases on US...
  52. Cai R, Tan P. Adenomyoepithelioma of the breast with squamous and sebaceous metaplasia. Pathology. 2005;37:557-9 pubmed
  53. Satoh H, Kai K, Yabe K, Fujii F, Furuhama K. Müllerian tumor (atypical polypoid adenomyoma) with sex-cord differentiation arising from the oviduct in an adolescent cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis). Toxicol Pathol. 2003;31:179-84 pubmed
    ..From these findings, the tumor was diagnosed as an atypical polypoid adenomyoma (benign mixed müllerian tumor) with sex-cord differentiation arising from the oviduct...
  54. Song S, Sung D, Park B, Kim M, Cho S, Kim K. MR imaging features of uterine adenomyomas. Abdom Imaging. 2011;36:483-8 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of uterine adenomyoma in comparison with histopathologic findings.
  55. Su H, Chen C, Gao H, Liu J. A bicornuate uterus with a unilateral cornual adenomyosis. Obstet Gynecol. 2005;105:1191-3 pubmed
    ..Few reports have described adenomyosis in association with congenital uterine abnormalities. The authors present a case involving unilateral adenomyosis in a bicornuate uterus...
  56. Kwon Y, Roh H, Ahn J, Lee S, Im K. Laparoscopic adenomyomectomy under transient occlusion of uterine arteries with an endoscopic vascular clip. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2013;23:866-70 pubmed publisher
    To introduce the safe and effective surgical technique of laparoscopic adenomyomectomy with transient occlusion of uterine arteries (TOUA) in patients with symptomatic uterine adenomyoma.
  57. Kimura J, Okamoto H, Yamamoto H, Mazaki T, Kitamura T. Cytologic features of atypical polypoid adenomyoma of the endometrium. A case report. Acta Cytol. 2003;47:287-92 pubmed
    In 1981, Mazur reported the histologic characteristics of atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) of the endometrium...
  58. Jiang Q, Wang L, Wu R. A multiple perspectives on atypical polypoid adenomyoma of uterus. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2013;29:623-5 pubmed publisher
    Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) is a rare benign uterine tumor, with less than 200 cases have been reported in English literature...
  59. Kitajima K, Imanaka K, Kuwata Y, Hashimoto K, Sugimura K. Magnetic resonance imaging of typical polypoid adenomyoma of the uterus in 8 patients: correlation with pathological findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2007;31:463-8 pubmed
    To study the magnetic resonance imaging findings of typical polypoid adenomyoma and correlate radiological findings with histopathologic findings.
  60. Tsuji S, Sofuni A, Moriyasu F, Itokawa F, Ishii K, Kurihara T, et al. Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the diagnosis of gallbladder disease. Hepatogastroenterology. 2012;59:336-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the enhancement patterns of gallbladder disease using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CE-US) with the contrast agent levovist...
  61. Ghersin E, Soudack M, Gaitini D. Twinkling artifact in gallbladder adenomyomatosis. J Ultrasound Med. 2003;22:229-31 pubmed
  62. Mathur S, Karak K, Verma K. Adenomyoepithelioma of the breast: a potential diagnostic pitfall on fine needle aspiration cytology. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2004;47:243-5 pubmed
    ..We report a case of adenomyoepithelioma in a 60-year-old female, where it evoked the suspicion of a carcinoma on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) smears and also review the literature on FNAC diagnosis of this rare tumour...
  63. Xiromeritis P, Papanicolaou A, Traianos V, Makedos G. Uterine adenomyoma presenting as a vesico-uterine endometrioma. Fertil Steril. 2006;85:225-6 pubmed
    This is an image case report of a 5-cm uterine adenomyoma in a 38-year-old asymptomatic woman, presenting as a vesico-uterine endometrioma in both ultrasound scan and magnetic resonance imaging.
  64. Erdas E, Licheri S, Pulix N, Lai M, Pisano G, Pomata M, et al. [Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. Personal experience and analysis of the literature]. Chir Ital. 2002;54:673-84 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, prophylactic laparoscopic cholecystectomy may be justified considering the evolution, the uncertain nature of the disease and the difficult differential diagnosis versus malignant lesions...
  65. Kai K, Irie H, Ide T, Masuda M, Kitahara K, Miyoshi A, et al. Actual status of clinical diagnosis in patients with primary gallbladder cancer associated with adenomyomatosis. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2013;32:386-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to reveal differences in clinical diagnosis of gallbladder cancer among patients with or without adenomyomatosis (ADM) by analyzing demonstrated tumor patterns on imaging and diagnostic opportunities...
  66. Yen M, Yang T, Yu K, Wang P. Comments on laparoscopic excision of myometrial adenomyomas in patients with adenomyosis uteri and main symptoms of severe dysmenorrhea and hypermenorrhea. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc. 2004;11:441; author reply 442 pubmed
  67. Horikawa M, Shinmoto H, Soga S, Shiomi E, Sei K, Shimazaki H, et al. Multiple atypical polypoid adenomyoma of the uterus. Jpn J Radiol. 2012;30:606-11 pubmed publisher
    Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) of the uterus is a rare neoplasm that predominantly occurs in premenopausal woman. It typically appears as a polypoid mass with a mixture of hyperintensity and hypointensity on T2-weighted MRI...
  68. Yu M, Lee J, Yoon J, Baek J, Han J, Choi B. Color Doppler twinkling artifacts from gallbladder adenomyomatosis with 1.8 MHz and 4.0 MHz color Doppler frequencies. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012;38:1188-94 pubmed publisher
    ..0 MHz color Doppler frequency (p < 0.05). In conclusion, CDTAs may be useful in recognizing gallbladder adenomyomatosis, and 1.8 MHz color Doppler frequency is more highly recommended than 4.0 MHz for the visualization of CDTAs...
  69. Wang M, Zhang Q, Guo L, Cai Y, Wang Y. [Pathologic diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma in curettage specimens in women under forty years of age]. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2005;34:262-5 pubmed
    ..To investigate the diagnostic pathological features of endometrial carcinomas present in women under 40 years of age (by curettage samples)...
  70. Horn L, Fischer U, Hockel M. Polypoid endometrial adenomyoma in a postmenopausal woman, mimicking cervical cancer, associated with ovarian thecoma. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2002;267:101-3 pubmed
    Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) usually occurs in premenopausal women and arises from the endometrium. APAs protruding into the external os may lead to diagnostic problems.
  71. Fukunishi H, Funaki K, Sawada K, Yamaguchi K, Maeda T, Kaji Y. Early results of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery of adenomyosis: analysis of 20 cases. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008;15:571-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the thermal ablative effects of magnetic resonance-(MR) guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) on adenomyosis and to assess improvement in clinical parameters...
  72. Buenerd A, Dargent D, Scoazec J, Berger G. [Carcinomatous transformation of an atypical polypoid adenomyofibroma of the uterus]. Ann Pathol. 2003;23:63-6 pubmed
    ..No hormonal receptor was expressed by tumor cells. Because of the risk of carcinomatous transformation, complete excision of APA(s) is warranted...
  73. Grimbizis G, Mikos T, Zepiridis L, Theodoridis T, Miliaras D, Tarlatzis B, et al. Laparoscopic excision of uterine adenomyomas. Fertil Steril. 2008;89:953-61 pubmed
    ..To present a series of six consecutive women with adenomyomas who were successfully managed with a standard treatment strategy to elucidate the feasibility and the effectiveness of laparoscopic treatment of adenomyomas...
  74. Min S, Kim H, Kim S, Jung S, Park K, Kim W, et al. Gastric adenomyoma mimicking gastric duplication cyst in a 5-year-old girl. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:1019-22 pubmed publisher
    Gastric adenomyoma in children is a rare benign tumor composed of a mixture of duct-like epithelial structures with smooth muscle bundles...
  75. Moon S, Park S, Lim J, Lee D, Ko Y. Interval changes of an extrauterine adenomyoma on magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012;206:e3-5 pubmed publisher
    ..However, interval changes in imaging studies have not been reported in adenomyomas. We report a rare case of an extrauterine adenomyoma showing unique interval changes in magnetic resonance imaging.
  76. Martina F, Pantalone O, Maresca G, Antoniol O. Combined diagnostic imaging of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder. Rays. 2003;28:401-7 pubmed
    ..Overall, these findings suggested the diagnostic hypothesis of adenomyomatosis, then confirmed by a second level in-depth examination, namely liver MRI and MR-cholangiopancreatography...
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