TABLE Potential causes of abnormal uterine bleeding according to the PALM-COEIN classification (5) Polyp Structural pathology measurable Adenomyosis through imaging or histopathology Leiomyima Malignancy & hyperplasia Coagulopathy Bleeding unrelated to structural Ovulatory disorders abnormalities Endometrial dysfunction Iatrogenic Not otherwise classified Caption: Fibroid location (intramural, submucosal, and subserosal
) and depth of penetration based on the FIGO fibroid classification system
(1,3) It may be found in both the subserosal
and submucosal layers in 4.6% of cases.
Uterine artery embolization for pedunculated subserosal
Similar strong CD3 staining of monomorphic and blastoid cells, in a large proportion of the proventricular interglandular, subserosal
, and serosal aggregates was confirmed (Fig 3D).
leiomyoma was seen in 6 cases and submucosal leiomyoma in
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis: a clinicopathological study of patients with disease of the mucosa, muscle layer and subserosal
The second one known as subserosal
fibroid form on the outside of the uterus, also called the serosa.
11 of 23 (47.8%) tumours infiltrated the muscularis propria and 3 of 18 (16.7%) and 4 of 21 (19.0%) cases additionally showed subserosal
and/or serosal involvement.
Zinsmeister, "Eosinophilic gastroenteritis: a clinicopathological study of patients with disease of the mucosa, muscle layer, and subserosal
tissues," Gut, vol.
The uterus appeared fibroid in character, and a 3 cm subserosal
leiomyoma was seen extending into the laceration.
Several blood vessels in the subserosal
fat showed infiltration with large, atypical lymphomatous cells.
pyomyoma and tubo-ovarian abscess in a diabetic patient," Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.