endometrial disorder

endometrial disorder

A highly nonspecific term which can be used for virtually any abnormality of the endometrium, ranging from inflammation (endometritis) to cancer (endometrial carcinoma) and anything in between.
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This classification system is stratified into nine basic categories that are arranged according to the acronym PALM-COEIN: polyp, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, malignancy and hyperplasia, coagulopathy, ovulatory dysfunction, endometrial disorder, iatrogenic and not yet classified (Figure-1).
Ovulatory dysfunction' was defined as unpredictable timing and variable amount of bleeding, while 'endometrial disorder' referred to cases when AUB occurred in line with predictable/cyclical pattern.
Inflammation of the endometrium i.e., endometritis was present in 18 (38%) cases of AUB due to 'endometrial disorder' (n=48).
Interestingly, a previous study noted the relatively high rate of endometrial disorders among patients with borderline clear cell adenofibroma of the ovary [3].
The objectives of the study are the following: to examine the behavior of MMP-9 and NGAL levels in patients with endometrial cancer and benign endometrial disorders and to assess the relationship between the serum levels of MMP-9 and NGAL and the clinical staging and histopathological grade of the tumor.
Endometrial disorders in 406 breast cancer patients on tamoxifen: the case for less intensive monitoring.
Sonographic assessment of endometrial disorders. Semin Ultrasound CT MR.