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Review finds hysterectomy can be avoided for common gynecological condition

Adenomyosis—an abnormal tissue growth into the muscular wall of the uterus that causes painful cramps and heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding—is more common than generally appreciated, a review of the literature by gynecologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed. The researchers identify several medical therapies and uterine-sparing procedures that can effectively improve symptoms without need for a hysterectomy.

Source:Medical Xpress

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