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In a recent CT scan for kidney stones, it said I had a "heterogeneous uterus" with left and right "adnexal cysts". I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, so the cysts are not really a surprise, but I don't know what a heterogeneous uterus is. It didn't mention any mass or fluid, just recommended an ultrasound. I am following up with my ob/gyn, but like to be prepared for things. Thanks!!
heterogeneous just means that the texture of your uterus is not uniform. that can be because of fibroids. another common reason is a condition called adenomyosis which is benign glands within the muscle wall
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