Adenomyosis is defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stoma invading the myometrium, along with different degrees of hyperplasia and hypertrophy of the smooth muscle fibers surrounding the lesion. The presence of ectopic endometrial gland and stroma in an ectopic location is similar to what is seen in patients diagnosed with endometriosis.

Difficult Case Review: Post-Morcellation Parasitic Leiomyomatosis

Richard Farnam, M.D.

Dr. Richard Farnam is the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Director of Epicenter for Robotic Surgery at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He is also the Clinical Associate Professor and Co-Director of the FMIGS Fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in El Paso, Texas. His private practice is Texas Urogynecology ad Laser Surgery Center in El Paso, Texas.

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