endometrium

Leiomyoma (fibroid) – Uterus –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for leiomyoma (fibroid) of the uterus. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, updated on September 1, 2019 Quick facts: Leiomyoma is a non-cancerous tumour that develops from the muscle inside the uterus. Leiomyomas are very common among women 20 to 50 years of age. …
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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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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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Clear cell carcinoma – Uterus and endometrium –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for clear cell carcinoma of the endometrium. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, updated on June 5, 2020 Quick facts: ​​Clear cell carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Clear cell …
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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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Atypical glandular cells (AGS) – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for atypical glandular cells. by Adnan Karavelic MD FRCPC, reviewed on December 24, 2019 Quick facts: Atypical glandular cells means that abnormal cells were seen on your Pap test. It is a preliminary result and not a final diagnosis. Causes include cancer, infection, inflammation, pregnancy, …
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