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Primary ovarian adenomyoma in a woman with endometrial polyp: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19130067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: 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. CASE REPORT: We report the fourth case of ovarian adenomyoma in a 45-year-old woman with an endometrial polyp. Transvaginal ultrasonography revealed a solitary endometrial polyp with an enlarged left ovary which appeared heterogenous with isoechoic and mildly hyperechoic pattern. CONCLUSION: Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy was performed and histologic examination revealed an adenomyoma arising primarily in the ovary.
Authors:
Olus Api; Bahar Ergen; Aylin E Gul; Cenk Ergen; Orhan Unal; Cem Turan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-01-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  280     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-24     Completed Date:  2009-10-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Teaching and Research Hospital, Cevizli, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey. olusapi506@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenomyoma / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Ovarian Neoplasms / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Polyps / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Uterine Diseases / surgery*,  ultrasonography

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