193059 - How to Treat quiz: Adenomyosis
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How to Treat quiz: AdenomyosisRelevance to General Practice
Adenomyosis, the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue within the myometrium, can be a debilitating condition significantly affecting women’s quality of life. It is far more prevalent than previously realised in clinical practice because of a lack of awareness. In the past, definitive diagnosis was only made on hysterectomy.
The clinical symptoms of HMB and dysmenorrhoea are non-specific. Adenomyosis remains an under-recognised, underdiagnosed and potentially mismanaged condition, which is often neglected in the absence of specific tests.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Women's health
- Sexual and reproductive health