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Wonder Lake, Illinois
A 43-year-old female asked:

I had a endometrial biopsy for thickening of the lining of my uterus. the results say this focal atypical complex hyperplasia suspicious for adenocarcinoma. i did another biopsy waiting on results because sample was small. what does this mean?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Atypical endometrium: Thickened endometrium may result in adenocarcinoma, and usually occurs b/c of sustained estrogen production without regular "periods". Most biopsies will be returned as "adenomatous hyperplasia", and not infrequently a hysterectomy is recommended, which in most cases is curative.
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