Is There a Place for UAE in Adenomyosis?
Adenomyosis is a benign invasion of endometrium into the myometrium that results in a diffusely enlarged uterus that microscopically exhibits ectopic non-neoplastic endometrial glands and stroma surrounded by the hypertrophic and hyperplastic myometrium. This benign disease has either a focal or diffuse distribution in the uterine wall. Between 60 and 80 % of women with adenomyosis have coexisting pelvic localisations of the disease. Adenomyosis may occur alone, but is more frequently accompanied by fibroids in up to 55 % of cases.
KeywordsUterine Artery Uterine Artery Embolization Uterine Fibroid Embolic Agent Junction Zone
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