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Pap smears: Pap smears allow pathologists to evaluate cells from the cervix (the outside or ectocervix and inside or endocervix). Most of the time we do not find cells from the endometrial cavity in the test slide because the pap smear collection brush should not go into the endometrium. Additional biopsies are required to evaluate endometrial pathology. ...Read more
Histological section shows mainly decidualised endometrial tissue with hyperplastic glandular component
specimen: uterine evacuation?
Hyperplasia: The sample you describe is suggestive of overgrowth of tissue in the uterus due to irregular menstrual cycles. It is seen in women who go for > 6 months without bleeding and suggests overstimulation due to estrogen effect. If left untreated, it could lead to endometrial cancer. Still, it is very slow growing but needs to be monitored. ...Read more
U/S shows 7cm hypoechoic mass/endometrioma on ovary, prominent uterus, irregular endocavity, polyps .. history of endometriosis. is hysterectomy next?
Bloody flat stools, abdominal pain, N/V, No hemorrhoids or fissures per pcp. H/o complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia & ovarian tumor. Poss dx?
Need colonoscopy : The possibilities include inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis, diverticular disease and something related to the tumor to name a few. Sounds like you need a colonoscopy. Ask you doctor about a GI referral. Also ask about the appropriateness of a ct scan. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Tot colesterol 232,trigli 170,hdl 35,ldl 162,sugarfast 103,pp151,and multiple soft calculus in galblader with no symtom pl advice.surgery reqd?
I wouldn't: No symptoms = no surgery in my book. ...Read more
Normal emg but paraspinal abnorm insert increase and fib-3. Tid anterior normal but with muap duration-1/few poly muaps. Possible reasoning?
PARTIAL INFORMATION: You are expecting us to correlate without any background information, but I'll comment. If you had prior surgery, or spinal cord tumor, the paraspinals will be abnormal, and the limb findings may represent nerve root compromise. If you wish to delve into this further, schedule concierge visit. ...Read more
(2) TVUS 10mo apart show Endo lining 1.6cm, (1) submucosal fibroid 6mm, (1) complex Ovary cyst 1.8cm . Pre-menopausal sm amt free fluid - worrisome?
Fm 49 trans-vaginal ultrasound dec 2012 gave endometrium thickness 9mm, on march 2013 it says endometrial thickness 14mm. Irregular periods from2month?
See an OB/GYN doctor: In general, gradual thickening of the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) is abnormal. Now, during our menstrual cycle, the lining thickens and sheds off with each period. Progressive thickening might mean abnormalities in the ovary hormones, so that you don't have a normal "shedding, " or possibly a disease that allows overgrowth -- like benign "hyperplasia, " or rarely, a cancer. Good luck! ...Read more
Transvag ultrasound showed endometrial thickening of 8mm.postmenopausal.no bleeding.how likely to be cancer? Weight loss 4 lbs in 3 mths.scared
EM thickness: US is one way to look at the interior of the uterus, the endometrial lining. If it appears thickened, it can be due to both physiologic or pathologic growth. In patients over 40, pre-neoplastic or neoplastic hyperplasia becomes more likely, but other things may also be present like polyps. Usually a biopsy or curettage would be needed to sort this out. ...Read more
Stg 1a/Grd 1 mucus ovary tumor. No stroma invasion.cell wall rupture admixed w/ granulation tissue. Rght ovary/tube removed. Borderline or pre-cancer?
Ovarian ca: Hi, I think I answered this question last night, per information you have provided the tumor is cancerous and fortunately because it's stage 1 then the survival rate is very high, the surgery should be curative. ...Read more