Items tagged “endometrium”
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Endometrial thickness is a commonly measured parameter on routine gynecological ultrasound and MRI. The appearance, as well as the thickness of the endometrium, will depend on whether the patient is of reproductive age or postmenopausal and, if of reproductive age, at what point in the menstrual...
Endometrial hyperplasia is abnormal proliferation of the endometrial glands and stroma, defined as diffuse smooth thickening >10 mm 13. One of the main concerns is the potential malignant transformation of the endometrial hyperplasia to endometrial carcinoma. Epidemiology Endometrial hyperplas...
Endometrial polyps are benign nodular protrusions of the endometrial surface, and one of the entities included in a differential of endometrial thickening. Endometrial polyps can either be sessile or pedunculated. They can often be suggested on ultrasound or MRI studies, but may require sonohyst...
Cystic endometrial atrophy
Cystic endometrial atrophy is a benign process that can occur as part of tamoxifen-associated endometrial change. Pathology It is diagnosed histologically when multiple cystic spaces (dilated glands) lined with atrophic epithelium are present within a dense fibrous stroma. At hysteroscopy, ...
Ovarian tumors associated with endometrial thickening
There are several ovarian tumors associated with endometrial thickening and is often due to oestrogenic effects of the ovarian tumor. Such tumors include: ovarian epithelial tumors endometroid carcinoma of the ovary may have synchronous endometrial carcinoma or endometrial hyperplasia, prese...
Sonohysterography, also referred as saline induced sonohysterography (SIS), is an ultrasound technique that better characterizes the uterine cavity and endometrium. It is particularly useful for evaluation of endometrial polyps. Indications fertility evaluation / recurrent pregnancy loss intr...
Endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium
Published 30 Mar 2016
Endometrial polyp with complex hyperplasia with atypia
Published 14 Apr 2016