It is a condition that is characterized by a breakdown of the inner lining of the uterus (the endometrium) through the muscle wall of the uterus (the myometrium). And grows here so, endometrium’s cells can be seen in the myometrium.
It may localize to one point or spread to the whole uterus.
It is a common condition which has been usually observed in older women. Especially it is observed in those women who have had a prior uterine surgery.
Signs and Symptoms:
It may involve the following symptoms;
- Heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding
- Severe menstrual cramps
- Abdominal pressure
- Abdominal bloating
The ultimate treatment option includes;
- Hysterectomy; removal of uterus
And it is considered as a treatment of choice for the women with significant symptoms.