endometrial hyperplasia

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endometrial hyperplasia

increase in the number of endometrial glands, usually secondary to hyperestrinism; classified as simple hyperplasia, complex hyperplasia, or complex hyperplasia with atypia; the latter may progress to adenocarcinoma.
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endometrial hyperplasia

Adenomatous hyperplasia of endometrium Gynecology A premalignant endometrial lesion of older ♀
Endometrial hyperplasia
Hyperplasia without atypia Glands are crowded w/o cytologic atypia; these have a < 2% progress to carcinoma
Simple hyperplasia Glands are not back-to-back
Complex hyperplasia Glands are back-to-back
Hyperplasia with atypia Glands are crowded with cytologic atypia; ± 23% progress to carcinoma
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en·do·me·tri·al hy·per·pla·si·a

(en'dō-mē'trē-ăl hī'pĕr-plā'zē-ă)
Increase in the number of endometrial glands, usually secondary to hyperestrinism; classified as simple hyperplasia, complex hyperplasia, or complex hyperplasia with atypia; the latter may progress to adenocarcinoma.
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