Adenomyosis | Bulky Uterus - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Sunita Chowdhary
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on May 21, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which Doctor Should I Consult for Adenomyosis?

A Gynecologist should be consulted for Adenomyosis.

2. Is Adenomyosis the Same as Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition where parts of endometrial tissue become implanted on organs outside it like the fallopian tubes or ovaries. Adenomyosis is when the the endometrial cells invade the muscle layer of the uterus.

3. Is Adenomyosis a Tumor?

Tumor is an abnormal benign or malignant growth of tissue that possesses no physiological function and arises from uncontrolled cellular proliferation. Adenomyosis can be located throughout the entire uterus or localized in one spot.

4. What is Fibrosis of the Uterus?

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus.

5. Is Adenomyosis the Same as Fibroids?

While fibroids are benign tumors growing in or on the uterine wall; Adenomyosis is a defined mass of functioning endometrial cells within the uterine wall.

6. Can Adenomyosis Cause Pregnancy Complications?

There is no conclusive evidence so far to show that Adenomyosis causes any pregnancy complications.

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