deciduosis

deciduosis

 [de-sid″u-o´sis]
the presence of decidual tissue or of tissue resembling the endometrium of pregnancy in an ectopic site.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Trophoblastic neoplasia and pseudotumoral deciduosis should also be considered in the differential diagnosis in women with peritoneal PMDM.
Pseudotumoral deciduosis is a rare, benign condition, most commonly seen in pregnant women with twins.
Florid diffuse peritoneal deciduosis mimicking carcinomatosis in a primigravida patient: a case report and review of the literature.
(2) Second is colposcopic description: original squamous epithelium, columnar epithelium, metaplastic change, deciduosis, and location and size of lesions.
Rodriguez, MD, of the Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota), for their insightful comments on esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis and deciduosis of the gastrointestinal tract.