A member asked:

Endometrial biopsy states tan gray tissue? isn't gray color a bad sign? i had a gray tan thyroid nodule biopsy that turned out was cancer. it says proliferative endometrium, but i'm worried about gray color? though was only supposed to be tan?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Grey tan is not a meaningful finding. All tissues turn gray when fixed in formalin which is the usual process for processing a tissue for microscopic examination. Proliferative endometrium is normal endometrium. Talk to the doctor who performed the biopsy.

Answered May 19, 2022



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