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A 56-year-old female asked:

proliferative endometrium , what does this mean?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This refers to: Build up of the uterine lining, as would happen in the cycle prior to ovulation (egg release) to prepare for implantation of the fertilized egg.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What does it mean to my flow to have a very thickened lining of the endometrium?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Probably nothing: If periods are persistently heavy, it may be reasonable to hysteroscope and check for polyps.
A 32-year-old female asked:

Focal calcification in endometrium?

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Dr. Taj Jiva
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Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Nothing: Focal calcification means scar tissue or fibroid that has been calcified in the uterus. It may mean nothing unless associated with symptoms.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: endometrium?

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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Endometrium: The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if fertilization does not occur.
Sumter, SC
A 32-year-old female asked:

What does it mean on my ultra sound when it says that my endomtrium is poorly defined(10mm) with a small echogenic area within(4mm)?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Endometrial lining: If you are having bleeding, you need an endometrial biopsy. You may have polyp, adenomyosis, infection, inflammation or another problem.
A 29-year-old female asked:

What does non secretory proliferative endometrium mean?

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Dr. Leena Varughese
Pathology 13 years experience
Depends: Basically depends on why your physician did the biopsy.

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