Document Detail


Pregnancy associated endometriosis with pronounced stromal myxoid change.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10823149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of endometriosis presenting as a mass in the groin of a pregnant woman is described. The mass increased in size during the pregnancy and the radiological features were suspicious of malignancy. Histological examination showed atrophic glands set in an abundant stroma. This was not typical of normal endometrial stroma but had a pronounced myxoid appearance with areas of decidualization. The atypical site of the endometriosis together with the unusual stromal changes resulted in diagnostic confusion. Although stromal decidualization is well recognized in endometriosis in pregnancy, pronounced myxoid change appears unusual. The myxoid change in this case may be a degenerative phenomenon related to pregnancy.
Authors:
W G McCluggage; S J Kirk
Related Documents :
15253919 - Infertility among male uk veterans of the 1990-1 gulf war: reproductive cohort study.
10593389 - Patients with stages iii and iv endometriosis have a poorer outcome of in vitro fertili...
9487419 - Socio-biological status of nigerian males with primary and secondary infertility.
22881379 - Delayed delivery in twins: an infectious abortion and a subsequent preterm delivery wit...
9363709 - Fertility after laparoscopic myomectomy: preliminary results.
2794729 - Fallopian replacement of eggs with delayed intrauterine insemination (fredi): an altern...
23401929 - Significance of pregnancy-associated plasma protein a (papp-a) concentration determinat...
7905429 - Antepartum fetal surveillance in post-date pregnancy.
9935279 - Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias during pregnancy: safety considerations.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-07     Completed Date:  2000-06-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  241-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Royal Group of Hospitals Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Endometriosis / diagnosis,  pathology*
Female
Humans
Inguinal Canal / pathology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis,  pathology*
Stromal Cells / pathology

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Type 1 diabetes mellitus masking primary antibody deficiency.
Next Document:  A clinical advancement program: evaluating 10 years of progressive change.