Vol 7 Issue 1

Evaluation of the uterine cavity and diagnosis of endometrial polyps

Endometrial polyps represent one of the most common gynecologic pathology frequently causing abnormal uterine bleeding and/or intermenstrual spotting, although the majority of patients with endometrial polyps are asymptomatic. Endometrial polyps are usually benign but the risk for malignancy should be considered when present in postmenopausal women, especially if causing vaginal bleeding

Endometrial Polyps: overview

Luis Alonso Pacheco / Ana Merino Marquez. Centro Gutenberg. Málaga. Spain Endometrial polyps are areas of growth of endometrial tissue inside the uterine cavity. They are composed of stroma, glands and blood vessels coated by endometrial lining. Polyps are the most common endometrial pathology found on diagnostic hysteroscopy and represent a frequent cause of operativeContinue Reading

Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity and Diagnosis of Submucous Myomas

Amy Garcia, MD. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA The FIGO abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) category of myomas and subclassification of submucous myomas as types 0, 1 and 2 is used to diagnose and describe myomas within the uterine cavity. There are several imaging modalities available to the gynecologist for submucous myoma diagnosis. Transvaginal Ultrasound A 2-dimensionalContinue Reading


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