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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651643/splenosis-a-great-mimicker-of-neoplastic-disease
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REVIEW
Yasmeen K Tandon, Christopher P Coppa, Andrei S Purysko
Splenosis is a benign condition that can occur after splenic trauma or after surgery involving the spleen. These splenic implants are most often seen within the abdominal and pelvic cavities. On imaging, splenosis can be confused with multiple additional entities including metastatic disease, peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal mesothelioma, abdominal lymphoma, renal cancer, hepatic adenomas, or endometriosis depending on its distribution. In all patients with history of splenic surgery or trauma, splenosis should be on the differential diagnosis of soft tissue nodules in the abdomen and pelvis, especially in the absence of systemic symptoms, to avoid unnecessary biopsy, chemotherapy, or surgery...
April 12, 2018: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29544709/-performances-and-place-of-sonography-in-the-diagnostic-of-endometriosis-cngof-has-endometriosis-guidelines
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C-A Philip, G Dubernard
Endometriosis is difficult to diagnose clinically. Transvaginal sonography (TVS) is a procedure that is known to be operator-dependent, which mean that published evidences has to be balanced with the level of the sonographer that produced the data. The objective of this publication was to assess the performances of the sonography in the diagnosis of endometriosis in order to establish the French national recommendations. We searched the MEDLINE database for publication from January 2000 to September 2017 using keywords associated with endometriosis and sonography...
March 12, 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459133/screening-for-mullerian-anomalies-in-patients-with-unilateral-renal-agenesis-leveraging-early-detection-to-prevent-complications
#3
M Alexandra Friedman, Liza Aguilar, Quetrell Heyward, Carol Wheeler, Anthony Caldamone
BACKGROUND: Mullerian anomalies have a known association with renal agenesis yet, to date, there are no formal recommendations for screening women with certain renal anomalies for associated genital tract disorders. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to review current data regarding the association between renal and Mullerian anomalies, and propose screening recommendations. STUDY DESIGN: A comprehensive review of the literature was performed to identify relevant articles using the keywords "unilateral renal agenesis," "renal anomalies," and "Mullerian anomalies...
February 9, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29391290/ureteral-obstruction-and-ruptured-kidney-following-ovarian-hyperstimulation-syndrome
#4
Alice Thoreau, Phuong Lien Tran, Marc Gabriele, Hélène Flye Sainte Marie, Malik Boukerrou
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is nowadays a reliable and common method for couple who need medically assisted procreation. Complications are rare. We report in this paper, the case of a woman with severe endometriosis who developed ureteral obstruction complicated by a renal rupture of the fornix due to ovarian hyperstimulation during an IVF attempt. The condition was diagnosed by CT scan and resolved with insertion of double-J catheter in the left ureter.
January 29, 2018: Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29280706/renal-endometriosis-mimicking-complicated-cysts-of-kidney-report-of-two-cases
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D Giambelluca, D Albano, E Giambelluca, A Bruno, F Panzuto, A Agrusa, G Di Buono, F Cannizzaro, Cesare Gagliardo, M Midiri, R Lagalla, G Salvaggio
Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder characterized by ectopic endometrial tissue growth outside the uterine cavity. Although usually occurring in pelvic organs, endometrial lesions may involve urinary tract. Renal endometriosis is extremely rare and it has only occasionally been reported in the past. We report two cases of patients with renal cystic lesions, incidentally found at imaging techniques during oncologic follow-up for gastric sarcoma and melanoma, initially misinterpreted as complicated haemorrhagic cysts and then histologically characterized as renal localizations of extragenital endometriosis...
September 2017: Il Giornale di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29233171/deep-infiltrating-ureteral-endometriosis-with-catamenial-hydroureteronephrosis-a-case-report
#6
Hyun Jung Lee, Yoon Soon Lee
BACKGROUND: This aim of this case report is to raise awareness of ureteral endometriosis in women of reproductive age with hydronephrosis in the absence of urolithiasis to enable early diagnosis and prevent loss of renal function. CASE PRESENTATION: A 44-year-old Asian woman presented with a 4-year history of cyclic right flank pain and right hydronephrosis during menstruation. Despite several evaluations by physicians, including gynecologists, the cause of her symptoms was not diagnosed...
December 13, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030159/obstructive-m%C3%A3-llerian-anomalies-in-menstruating-adolescent-girls-a-report-of-22-cases
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Karina Kapczuk, Zbigniew Friebe, Kinga Iwaniec, Witold Kędzia
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To assess the clinical course of obstructive Müllerian anomalies found in girls after menarche. DESIGN: A retrospective case series of adolescents who, between 2009 and 2016, were treated for vaginal or uterine obstructive malformations diagnosed after menarche. SETTING: Division of Gynecology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland. PARTICIPANTS AND INTERVENTIONS: Twenty-two patients who, at the age range between 11...
October 10, 2017: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28807809/paraureteral-endometriosis-with-bilateral-gross-hydroureters-and-left-renal-compromise
#8
Arnaud Wattiez, Razan Nasir
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 12, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28742582/endometriosis-and-imaging
#9
Luis R Hoyos, Samuel Johnson, Elizabeth Puscheck
Endometriosis is a condition with variable location, size, and lesion composition which poses a diagnostic imaging challenge for the practicing gynecologist. Transvaginal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging are the most frequent imaging techniques used for its evaluation, but transvaginal ultrasound should be the first-line approach, as it is often sufficient, followed by modified ultrasound techniques. Magnetic resonance imaging should be considered when a diagnosis has not been achieved by sonographic means or when the renal system needs to be concurrently evaluated...
September 2017: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28707816/management-of-ureteral-endometriosis-with-hydronephrosis-experience-from-a-tertiary-medical-center
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Jing-Zhi Huang, Hong-Ling Guo, Jin-Bo Li, Shu-Qin Chen
AIM: We report the clinical characteristics and experience of the surgical management of ureteral endometriosis in our institution. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the data of patients with hydronephrosis resulting from ureteral endometriosis. RESULTS: Forty-six patients with different degrees of hydronephrosis were included in the study; 35% had urinary tract symptoms. Concomitant involvement of the ipsilateral ovary occurred in more than two-thirds of the patients...
July 14, 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28694092/deep-infiltrating-endometriosis-urinary-tract-involvement-and-predictive-factors-for-major-surgery
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Maria José Freire, Paulo Jorge Dinis, Rita Medeiros, Luís Sousa, Fernanda Águas, Arnaldo Figueiredo
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate urinary tract involvement by deep infiltrating endometriosis as well as the surgical treatment and existence of predictive factors for major urologic surgery. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective analysis of 656 women submitted to surgery for endometriosis, of which 28 patients underwent minor or major surgery for deep infiltrating endometriosis involving the urinary tract, with a mean age of 38 ± 6.9 years (27-50) at diagnosis. Clinical data, surgeries performed, and complications were analyzed...
July 8, 2017: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508426/the-role-of-transvaginal-ultrasound-in-the-evaluation-of-ureteral-involvement-in-deep-endometriosis
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P Carfagna, C De Cicco Nardone, A De Cicco Nardone, A C Testa, G Scambia, R Marana, F De Cicco Nardone
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether routine visualization of the pelvic ureter during transvaginal ultrasonography should be performed in all patients with deep endometriosis candidate to surgery, in order to identify a potential silent ureteral involvement by the disease. METHODS: This was a prospective study of 200 consecutive patients undergoing surgery for deep endometriosis, evaluated between January 2012 and December 2014 at a tertiary endometriosis center at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A...
May 15, 2017: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28403919/ureterovesical-reimplantation-for-ureteral-deep-infiltrating-endometriosis-a-retrospective-study
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A Chudzinski, P Collinet, V Flamand, C Rubod
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Symptoms of endometriosis of the urinary tract consist of nonspecific signs that are often trivialized. However, late diagnosis may be responsible for an upstream impact. The aim of this study is to describe a population of patients who received ureterovesical reimplantation for deep infiltrating endometriosis. We evaluate the preoperative clinical and radiological symptoms and long-term surgical outcomes. METHODS: All the endometriotic patients who underwent ureterovesical reimplantation at Lille university hospital between 2003 and 2013 were included retrospectively...
March 2017: Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27553580/women-with-endometriosis-have-higher-comorbidities-analysis-of-domestic-data-in-taiwan
#14
REVIEW
Sen-Wen Teng, Huann-Cheng Horng, Chi-Hong Ho, Ming-Shyen Yen, Hsiang-Tai Chao, Peng-Hui Wang
Endometriosis, defined by the presence of viable extrauterine endometrial glands and stroma, can grow or bleed cyclically, and possesses characteristics including a destructive, invasive, and metastatic nature. Since endometriosis may result in pelvic inflammation, adhesion, chronic pain, and infertility, and can progress to biologically malignant tumors, it is a long-term major health issue in women of reproductive age. In this review, we analyze the Taiwan domestic research addressing associations between endometriosis and other diseases...
November 2016: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: JCMA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27538145/-diagnosis-and-therapy-for-ureteral-endometriosis
#15
Z Jia, L Zhang, X S Li, L Q Zhou
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the therapy for ureteral endometriosis. METHODS: The clinical data of 25 cases of histopathologically confirmed ureteral endometriosis during 2001-2015 were retrospectively analyxed. RESULTS: In the 25 cases, all the patients took urinary ultrasound for examination before surgery, of whom 21 (84%) were examined by CT and 5 (20%) by MRI. Three (12%) cases underwent preoperative KUB and intravenous pyelogram (IVP) examination...
February 18, 2016: Beijing da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Peking University. Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27363330/congenital-renal-anomalies-in-cloacal-exstrophy-is-there-a-difference
#16
COMPARATIVE STUDY
K D Suson, B Inouye, A Carl, J P Gearhart
INTRODUCTION: Cloacal exstrophy (CE) is the most severe manifestation of the epispadias-exstrophy spectrum. Previous studies have indicated an increased rate of renal anomalies in children with classic bladder exstrophy (CBE). Given the increased severity of the CE defect, it was hypothesized that there would be an even greater incidence among these children. OBJECTIVE: The primary objective was to characterize renal anatomy in CE patients. Two secondary objectives were to compare these renal anatomic findings in male and female patients, and female patients with and without Müllerian anomalies...
August 2016: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27330580/intrinsic-ureteral-endometriosis-as-a-cause-of-unilateral-obstructive-uropathy
#17
Ross J Mason, Abdulaziz Alamri, Kaela Gusenbauer, Anil Kapoor
Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition, but involvement of the urinary tract is rare. Ureteral endometriosis can present in a nonspecific fashion, and may mimic ureteral malignancy. This case report describes a 44-year-old woman who initially presented with chronic flank pain and was found to have left-sided renal dysfunction and a distal left ureteric mass. She was eventually diagnosed with ureteral endometriosis after undergoing nephroureterectomy for what was thought to be either a ureteral fibroepithelial polyp or transitional cell carcinoma...
March 2016: Canadian Urological Association Journal, Journal de L'Association des Urologues du Canada
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27326420/effect-of-granulocyte-colony-stimulating-factor-g-csf-on-ivf-outcomes-in-infertile-women-an-rct
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Maryam Eftekhar, Robabe Hosseinisadat, Ramesh Baradaran, Elham Naghshineh
BACKGROUND: Despite major advances in assisted reproductive techniques, the implantation rates remain relatively low. Some studies have demonstrated that intrauterine infusion of granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) improves implantation in infertile women. OBJECTIVE: To assess the G-CSF effects on IVF outcomes in women with normal endometrial thickness. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this randomized controlled clinical trial, 100 infertile women with normal endometrial thickness who were candidate for IVF were evaluated in two groups...
May 2016: International Journal of Reproductive Biomedicine (Yazd, Iran)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27317212/beyond-ureterolithiasis-gamut-of-abnormalities-affecting-the-ureter
#19
REVIEW
Bardia Moosavi, Najla Fasih, Vivek Virmani, Ania Kielar
Nephrolithiasis is the most common condition involving the ureters. However, various other entities can affect the ureters, albeit less frequently. Imaging plays a crucial role in diagnosis, management, and follow-up of ureteral pathology. In the past decade, computed tomography urography has replaced traditional methods of ureteral imaging due to its high spatial resolution, multiplanar imaging, and rapid acquisition time. More recently, magnetic resonance urography has also been explored in evaluating ureteral abnormalities...
July 2016: Clinical Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27087351/pseudotumour-cerebri-presentation-in-a-child-under-the-gonadotropin-releasing-hormone-agonist-treatment
#20
Ülkü Gül, Ayşe Kaçar Bayram, Mustafa Kendirci, Nihal Hatipoğlu, Deniz Okdemir, Hakan Gümüş, Selim Kurtoğlu
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues are common treatment option in central precocious puberty in childhood as well as in endometriosis, infertility, and prostate cancer in adults. Pseudotumor cerebri is a rare side effect observed in adults. We present the case of a girl with precocious puberty treated with triptorelin acetate who developed pseudotumor cerebri after the 4th dose. She had headaches, and her blood pressure was detected to be above the 99 percentile. There were no causes underlying of hypertension such as cardiac, renal, or endocrine...
September 1, 2016: Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology
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