Innervation apparatus and neuro-tissue relations in the myometrium of patients with adenomyosis
Keywords:adenomyosis, chronic pelvic pain, myometrium, innervation apparatus, neyro-tissue relationship, neurofilaments
The aim of the present work was the immunohistochemical assessment of innervation apparatus and neuro-tissue relationship in the 60 uterus, which received after hysterectomy from patients with diffuse adenomyosis II–III degree, accompanied by severe pain. Visualization of nerve fibers was performed using mAb to neurofilament proteins. Based on these results the authors conclude that the main carrier of the nerves in the uterus and a potential cause of the formation of hyperalgesia at adenomyosis is myometrium with the formation of abnormally excessive innervation apparatus around foci of ectopic endometrium, in perivascular regions and in the stroma between the bundles of smooth muscle cells
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