[Menorrhagia as a consequence of atypical polypoid adenomyoma in uterus].

Gynækologisk-obstetrisk Afdeling, Næstved Sygehus, Ringstedgade 61, 4700 Næstved.
Ugeskrift for laeger 05/2012; 174(21):1464-5.
Source: PubMed


Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) is an uncommon lesion of the uterus. APA is seen in perimenopausal women who have abnormal vaginal bleeding. We present a case of an APA, which in histological findings showed complex and atypical glands that could be confused with well-differentiated adenocarcinoma. The fact that it is a polypoid structure arising in the lower segment of uterus in younger women is helpful in diagnosing. The distinction between APA and a malignant condition is of high importance to treatment and prognosis.

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