II. Epidemiology

  1. Prevalence is highly variable: 5-70%

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Endometrial glands and stroma embed within the myometrium of the Uterus
  2. Known as Endometriosis of the Uterus (or internal Endometriosis)

IV. Symptoms

  1. Dysmenorrhea (Painful Menstrual Periods)
  2. Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual periods)
  3. Metrorrhagia (prolonged menstrual periods)

V. Signs

  1. Enlarged Uterus that is tender and boggy

VI. Imaging

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Ontology: Endometriosis of uterus (C0341858)

Definition (MSH) The extension of endometrial tissue (ENDOMETRIUM) into the MYOMETRIUM. It usually occurs in women in their reproductive years and may result in a diffusely enlarged uterus with ectopic and benign endometrial glands and stroma.
Definition (NCI) The growth of endometrial tissue inside the muscular wall of the uterus. Clinical manifestations include pain, dysmenorrhea, and menorrhagia.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D062788 , D004715
ICD9 617.0
ICD10 N80.0
SnomedCT 76376003, 198246007, 198249000, 198248008, 155988000, 237115002, 198247003
English Endometriosis of uterus, Endometriosis of uterus NOS, ADENOMYOSIS, endometriosis adenomyosis (diagnosis), endometriosis adenomyosis, endometriosis of uterus, internal endometriosis (diagnosis), endometriosis of myometrium, endometriosis of myometrium (diagnosis), uterine endometriosis, endometriosis of uterus (diagnosis), internal endometriosis, adenomyosis, Uterine endometriosis, adenomyosis uteri, endometriosis uterus, uteri adenomyosis, endometriosis internal, uterus adenomyosis, uterus endometriosis, adenomyosis uterus, Adenomyosis, Adenomyoses, Adenomyosis [Disease/Finding], Endometriosis of uterus NOS (disorder), Adenomyosis - uterine endomet., Endometriosis internal, Internal endometriosis, Endometriosis of myometrium, Endometriosis interna, Adenomyosis uteri, Endometriosis interna (disorder), Endometriosis of myometrium (disorder), Endometriosis of uterus (disorder), endometriosis; uterus, uterus; endometriosis, Endometriosis of uterus, NOS, Adenomyosis of Uterus, Adenomyosis of the Uterus, Uterine Adenomyosis, Uterus Corpus Adenomyosis, Endometriosis, internal, Endometriosis, myometrium
Dutch adenomyosis uteri, endometriose op de uterus, endometriose inwendig, endometriose; uterus, uterus; endometriose, Endometriose van uterus, adenomyose, Adenomyose
French Endométriose interne, Adénomyose utérine, Endométriose de l'utérus, Endométriose intra-utérine, Adénomyose
German Adenomyosis uteri, Endometriose des Uterus, Endometriosis interna, Adenomyosis, Adenomyose
Italian Endometriosi interna, Adenomiosi uterina, Endometriosi dell'utero, Adenomiosi
Portuguese Adenomatose uterina, Endometriose do útero, Endometriose interna, Adenomiose
Spanish Endometriosis de útero, Adenomiosis uteri, Endometriosis interna, Adenomiosis, endometriosis de útero, SAI (trastorno), endometriosis de útero, SAI, adenomiosis, endometriosis del miometrio (trastorno), endometriosis del miometrio, endometriosis del útero (trastorno), endometriosis del útero, endometriosis interna (trastorno), endometriosis interna, endometriosis uterina
Japanese 内性子宮内膜症, 子宮腺筋症, 腺筋症, 子宮子宮内膜症, シキュウセンキンショウ, シキュウシキュウナイマクショウ, ナイセイシキュウナイマクショウ, センキンショウ
Czech Vnitřní endometrióza, Adenomyóza, Endometrióza dělohy, Adenomyóza dělohy, adenomyóza, adenomyoza
Korean 자궁의 자궁내막증
Hungarian Endometriosis interna, Adenomyosis, méhendometriosis, Adenomyosis uteri
Polish Adenomioza
Norwegian Intern endometriose, Adenomyose