Conservative Management of Endometrial Carcinoma and Precursor Lesions Preceding IVF Treatment: A Case Series
Huda Afaneh, MD, Ahmed SZ Moustafa, MD, Stephanie Leiva, MD, Youssef Youssef, MD, Ahmed Abdullah, MD, John Hebert, III, MD, FACOG and Mostafa Abuzeid, MD, FACOG, FRCOG
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: June 11, 2020
Endometrial cancer (EC) is the most common gynecological malignancy in developed countries with a lifetime risk of 3% for women living in the United States. Women younger than 45 years of age represent 7% of endometrial cancer cases. Type 1 endometrioid adenocarcinoma is the most common type. Endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia (EIN) is a precursor lesion that carries a risk of concomitant invasive disease in up to 40% of patients. Risk factors for type 1 endometrial cancer and EIN include uno...
A Rare Case: Nodular Adenomyosis Can Deceive Cornual Ectopic Pregnancy
Elvin Piriyev, Walter Mellin and Thomas Romer
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 03, 2020
Adenomyosis refers to the occurrence of ectopic endometrial glands and the surrounding stroma within the myometrium. A distinction is made between diffuse and focal forms (rare nodular forms and an adenomyoma). Ectopic pregnancy (EUG) occurs in about 1.5 to 2.0% of pregnancies and can be a life-threatening event. 2% of all EUG are cornual/intramural ectopic pregnancy. We present the case of a 33-year-old women (GII/PI) who complained about vaginal bleeding in the 6th week of pregnancy. The next ...
A Rare Presentation of Herlyn Werner Wunderlich Disease in Young Female
Nicola Zampieri, MD, PhD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 08, 2020
Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome is a rare urogenital anomaly consisted of renal agenesia, uterovaginal duplication and ipsilateral blind hemivagina. Usually it presents some months after menarche with pelvic pain, acute abdomen, intermenstrual bleeding. A 13 year premenarchal female was transferred to our unit for acute abdomen and MR findings of left renal agenesis, blind hemivagina distended by ematic material, complete uterus duplication, dilated tuba and left ovarian mass with torsion. A d...