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A 53-year-old female asked:
I had a d & c recently, age 53 and the microscopy show sections showing predominantly blood clots, mucus and scanty inactive benign endometrial glands?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Raichleanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Sounds great: If you have abnormal bleeding or post-menopausal bleeding, one of the most definitive ways to evaluate this is a d;c. Your results are completely normal and of no concern.
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Dr. Christina Adberganswered
Gynecology 28 years experience
Good news!: That's a benign result. So that's good news. I'm sure that's what your doctor was hoping for.
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Dr. Marilda Chunganswered
Pathology 38 years experience
Likely atrophy: Scant inactive endometrial glands and blood is usually a good indication that the cause of bleeding was endometrial atrophy (thinning of the uterine lining related to age). This is common in post menopause. GYN should be sure that he/she sampled the uterine cavity well. If so, then pathology consistent with atrophy and doesn't show hyperplasia or other causes of bleeding.
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Last updated Dec 30, 2014
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