hyperestrinism

hyperestrinism

condition due to excessive secretion of estrin.
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5] Anovulation & oligoovulation resulting in hyperestrinism, cause prolonged stimulation of the endometrial lining and increase the risk of both endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma.
Elevated estradiol, called hyperestrinism or hyperestrogenism, causes many of the same signs as elevated Cortisol does.
Special endocrinology tests may reveal elevated levels of estradiol, called hyperestrogenism or hyperestrinism, but will not indicate the cause of the excess hormones.
It is now well known that type 1 endometrial carcinomas are pathogenetically related to endometrial hyperplasias, that they tend to be low grade and low stage when first diagnosed, that they tend to occur in somewhat younger (albeit usually postmenopausal) women, that they are related to exogenous and endogenous hyperestrinism, that they often are associated with PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homologue) inactivation, and that their prognosis is generally favorable.