Adenomyosis in an 18-Year-Old Adolescent: A Case Report
Iaponira da Silva Vidal, Lilian Santos Soares, Cassio Aurelio Dutra, Mara Juliane Jovino, Ana Katherine Goncalves and Ricardo Ney Cobucci
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2018
Adenomyosis is a rare cause of chronic pelvic pain or severe dysmenorrhea that presents in the adolescent population. Here we describe an 18-year-old nulliparous woman who presented with a history of severe and worsening dysmenorrhea with cramps and increased menstrual flow since the menarche occurred 4-years-ago. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) described a poorly defined junctional zone of the endometrium, suggestive of adenomyosis, associated with the discrete heterogeneity of the adjacent ...
Hot Flushes in a 15-Year-Old Girl Post Treatment of Bilateral Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Report
Iaponira da Silva Vidal, Lilian Santos Soares, Karen Beatriz Gurgel, Ana Katherine Goncalves and Ricardo Ney Cobucci
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 29, 2018
Ovarian tumors in adolescents are a medical challenge due to their rarity. The aim is to describe a case of adnexal disease in a girl with hot flushes after treatment. A 15-year-old girl presented a history of menstrual delay and progressive increase of abdominal volume. Initially, clinical suspicion was for pregnancy, but after abdominal magnetic resonance imaging, a solid-cystic abdominopelvic mass was revealed. She underwent laparotomy and pathologic evaluation revealed a bilateral ovarian dy...
Splenosis Mimicking Peritoneal Implants in a Female with Ovarian Cystic Masses: A Case Report
Nancy Boniel, Amit Mayer, Alex Rabinovich, Mihai Meirovitz and Alla Khashper
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 19, 2018
A case of large bilateral cystic ovarian masses is reported. Initial imaging, including ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT), showed a large right ovarian cystic tumor, a smaller multicystic left ovarian tumor and multiple solid peritoneal implants suspicious for metastases. Due to a history of remote post-traumatic splenectomy, the presence of bilateral benign ovarian cystic tumors in combination with peritoneal splenosis was considered....