Adenomyosis in pregnancy. A review.

  title={Adenomyosis in pregnancy. A review.},
  author={Ricardo Azziz},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={31 4},
  • Ricardo Azziz
  • Published 1986 in The Journal of reproductive medicine
Adenomyosis of the gravid uterus has been considered a rare condition, associated with a high incidence of obstetric and/or surgical complications. In addition, various studies have claimed that the adenomyotic implants hormonally respond only to estrogen. A careful review of the literature does not support these notions. The incidence of adenomyosis in the gravid uterus appears to be about 17%. However, 80 years' worth of literature contains only 29 reports of associated obstetric… CONTINUE READING

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