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Atypical endometrial hyperplasia – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for atypical endometrial hyperplasia. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Atypical endometrial hyperplasia is a pre-cancerous condition caused by increased growth of the tissue that lines that inside of the uterus. It is considered a pre-cancerous condition because …
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Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for endometrial hyperplasia without atypia. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia is a common non-cancerous condition associated with increased growth of the tissue that lines that inside of the uterus. In some situations, endometrial …
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Serous carcinoma – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for serous carcinoma of the endometrium. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Serous carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Serous carcinoma is an …
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Endometrioid carcinoma – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for endometrioid carcinoma of the endometrium. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, updated June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Endometrioid carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometrioid carcinoma is the most …
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Secretory endometrium – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for secretory endometrium. by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC, updated on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Secretory endometrium means that the cells on the inside of the uterus are producing substances necessary to support implantation of an egg should conception occur. Secretory endometrium is a normal …
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Endometrial polyp – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for endometrial polyp. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: An endometrial polyp is a non-cancerous growth that starts from the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometrial polyps are usually caused by conditions that result …
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Atrophic endometrium – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for atrophic endometrium. by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC, reviewed  on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Atrophic endometrium is a non-cancerous change that occurs in the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. Atrophic endometrial tissue is smaller than normal endometrial tissue and has lost …
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Disordered proliferative endometrium – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for disordered proliferative endometrium. by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC, reviewed on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: Disordered proliferative endometrium is a non-cancerous change that develops in the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. The glands in disordered proliferative endometrium are abnormal in …
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