The normal vagina is lined with squamous epithelium. Adenosis is characterized by the presence of columnar epithelium or glandular tissue in the wall of the vagina.
Around week 15 of ...
Maternal DES exposure
Profuse mucoid vaginal discharge from the glandular epithelium
Pain/soreness of the vaginal introitus
Unless malignancy is present, treatment is conservative.
In most young females with this condition, it will resolve with expectant management.
Treatment is warranted in women w...
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Adenosis is characterized by the presence of columnar epithelium or glandular tissue in the wall of the vagina.
Adenosis is common among the daughters of women exposed to DES.
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