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Goubaa Mohamed MD Djerba Tunisia

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This is a 43-year-old female with history of infertility. The patient also complained constipation and increasing abdominal girth. An ultrasound study was performed. Voici le cas d'une patiente de 43 ans avec une histoire de stérilité primaire. Elle se plaint de constipation et d'une distension abdominale. Un examen échographique a été pratiquée.

 

Transvaginal sonography Echographie endovaginale

definitive treatment is hysterectomy : the removed mass : En Chirurgie: hystérectomie et ablation d'un gros utérus en boule.

The follow-up study : 2 years later : only the cervix Contrôle : 2 ans plus tard

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2 years later
2 ans plus tard

A15-cm solid mass is seen above the bladder. The mass abuts the uterine fundus (Scan 1) but is not separate from the uterus (Scan 2 : transvaginal scanning). Here, It is difficult to tell the difference between adenomyosis and fibroids. Adenomyosis were confirmed by pathologic examination.
Abdominal hysterectomy were performed. The postoperative period of the patient was uneventful.
Conclusion:

Extreme enlargement of the uterus is possible due to adenomyosis alone (1).

Masse solide de 15 cm est visible au dessus de la vessie (cliché 1). la masse est au dépend de l'utérus et c'est visible par échographie endovaginale (cliché 2). Ici, il est difficile de différencier, ici, entre une fibrome et une adénomyose utérine. L'étude anatomopathologique confirme l'adénomyose.
Conclusion :
l'élargissement important de l'utérus peut avoir comme unique cause l'adénomyose.
Adenomyosis Adénomyose Utérine _______________

 

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