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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;52(4):470-475.
Published online April 1, 2009.
A case of cystic change of adenomyosis in adolescent girl complaining acute pelvic pain.
Ae Li Ryu, Seob Jeon, Yoon Sook Kim, Seung Do Choi, Jae Gun Sunwoo, Dong Han Bae, Seung Ha Yang
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea. sjeon@schca.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea.
Abstract
Cystic adenomyosis is a rare form of adenomyosis of the uterine myometrium that has been described in older adults. This condition has not frequently been reported in the adolescent girl. The adenomyotic cyst was located within the myometrium of a 15-year-old adolescent girl suffering from acute lower abdominal pain, not dysmenorrhea. After laparoscopic operation, patients's symptoms improved. On pathology finding, the cyst diagnosed adenomyotic cyst. We report a case of adenomyotic cyst of the uterus in adolescent girl with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Adenomyotic cyst, Adolescent girl


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