Differentiation between adenomyoma and leiomyoma with transvaginal ultrasonography.

  title={Differentiation between adenomyoma and leiomyoma with transvaginal ultrasonography.},
  author={R T Huang and C. Y. Chou and C. H. J. Chang and Christina K H Yu and Shirley Chien-Chieh Huang and Bor Lin Yao},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  volume={5 1},
The clinical utility of transvaginal ultrasonography in the differentiation of adenomyoma from leiomyoma was evaluated in 147 patients who had been scheduled for surgery due to symptomatic uterine masses. In all subjects, ultrasonographic images obtained preoperatively were correlated postoperatively with surgicopathological findings. Pathological findings showed that 110 patients proved to have fibroids, while 30 had adenomyomata. For the diagnosis of adenomyoma, transvaginal ultrasonography… CONTINUE READING