endometrial polyp

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endometrial polyp

a pedunculated overgrowth of endometrium, usually benign. Polyps are a common cause of vaginal bleeding in perimenopausal women and are often associated with other uterine abnormalities, such as endometrial hyperplasia or fibroids. They may occur singly or in clusters and are usually 1 cm or less in diameter, but they may become much larger and prolapse through the cervix. Treatment for the condition includes surgical dilation and curettage.
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Endometrial polyp


pertaining to or emanating from the endometrium.

endometrial biopsy
punch biopsy specimens obtained in the mare and cow by passing the instrument through the cervix and controlling the site of the biopsy by a hand in the rectum.
endometrial cups
ulcer-like structures in the endometrium of the pregnant mare. They are produced by the fetus but become detached from it. Their function is to produce equine gonadotropin, formerly PMSG.
endometrial curettage
débridement of the endometrium by metal curette is not practiced in animals but a chemical equivalent, by the infusion of irritant substances, is used instead.
endometrial cyst
in cows and ewes near caruncles; develop during uterine involution due to adhesions from the caruncle; no clinical importance.
cystic endometrial hyperplasia
pathological hyperplasia of endometrium, as distinct from the physiological state, due in most instances to excessive and prolonged estrogenic stimulation; characterized by thickening of the endometrium, development of mucus-filled glands and the accumulation of mucus in the lumen of the uterus. Associated with cystic ovarian disease in cows. In ewes it is usually due to prolonged low level intake of phyto-estrogens, e.g. on subterranean clover pasture. It may be a precursor of or associated with pyometra, especially in the dog where the hormonal cause is progesterone. See also pyometra.
endometrial folds
in the mare these run the length of the uterus as observed by fiberscope.
endometrial glands
provide uterine fluid (histotrophe) on which the developing fetus depends for subsistence during its first few days of existence.
endometrial hyperplasia with pyometra
see cystic endometrial hyperplasia.
endometrial polyp
found in the bitch and may cause prolapse of the affected horn with the polyp visible in the vagina.
endometrial regeneration
postpartum return to normal of the endometrium, e.g. in cows by the sloughing of superficial layers of caruncles.
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According to our study, frequency of endometrial polyp in endometrial biopsies is 0.
For the one case whose pathology result was malignancy, both H/S and SIS found the mass in endometrial cavity since malignancy had developed on an endometrial polyp base.
The common histopathological lesion was leiomyoma 66 cases (41%) followed by adenomyosis 51 (32 %) and endometrial polyps 15 (09 %), whereas malignant tumors were endometrial adenocarcinoma 03(1.
Prospective analysis included 80 premenopausal women, hospitalized in the Department of Gynecology for diagnostic curettage of the uterine cavity with the suspicion of endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial polyp according to 2D ultrasonography data.
Total patie- nts with endometrial polyp were 26%, four among them (17%), underwent simple polypectomy, while two patients with polyp had recurrent PMB, event after polypectomy, so ultimately hysterectomy was
Colour Doppler demonstrated flow within the stalk (Figure 1b), strengthening the diagnosis of endometrial polyp.
8 Hyperplasia 6 12 Endometrial polyp 3 10 Endometrial carcinoma 4 18 Fibroid uterus 2 8 Postmenopausal uterus with collection 4 6 Others 15 8 Table 6.
Objectives: To determine treatment efficacy of curettage on endometrial polyp.
3%) comprised of chronic endometritis, endometrial polyp & submucosal leiomyoma.
The presence of altered cytology of the architecturally altered glands compared with the background glands in the polyp is essential in making the correct diagnosis of EIN in an endometrial polyp.