A markedly and symmetrically enlarged uterine body; the cut surface shows the trabecular pattern
seen in adenomyosis. The endometrial cavity appears normal, and the surface shows no apparent
This woman was admitted with polymenorrhoea and menorrhagia. For some four-to-five
years she had noted a markedly increased loss of blood at each period, with a decreasing time
between periods. She was then aged 52. At her last period before admission she had bled heavily
for ten days, and then two weeks later had bled for another ten days.