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A 57-year-old female asked:

i am 57 years old and had an ultrasound and a biopsy for a 10.6mm thick endometrium. is this likely to be non serious?

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Dr. Anthony Brignoni
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Be patient: Your biopsy report should be back within 4 days in most institutions. Post menopausal endometrial thickening can be due to benign conditions such as polyps, simple hyperplasia, scarring, sub mucosal fibroids. However the biopsy was done to rule out atypical hyperplasia , or uterine cancer. The odds are in you favor.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2016

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