Adenomyosis interferes with accurate ultrasonographic detection of uterine leiomyomas

  title={Adenomyosis interferes with accurate ultrasonographic detection of uterine leiomyomas},
  author={Ozgur H. Harmanli and Silvia A. Bevilacqua and Vani Dandolu and Ashwin J. Chatwani and Enrique Hernandez},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of pelvic ultrasonography, and the characteristics of women with inaccurate ultrasonographic diagnosis for uterine leiomyomas. Materials and methods: Preoperative pelvic ultrasonographic and postoperative pathologic findings of all women, who underwent hysterectomies for pelvic pain, menorrhagia and/or leiomyomas between December 1995 and July 2002, were evaluated. Three hundred thirty-three women, who had a transabdominal or transvaginal pelvic… CONTINUE READING

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