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What does a 1 CM endometrium mean?

What does a 1 CM endometrium mean?

Less than 25mm: It means nothing in a woman before menopause. Greater than 25 mm after menopause is not normal. You will need to ask the doctor ordering the test to interpret your specific results in the context of your medical issues. ...Read more

Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more


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What does inactive endometrium mean?

What does inactive endometrium mean?

Three possibilities: Inactive may be used to refer to the endometrium basalis - the part of the endometrium that does not respond to cyclic hormone changes and is therefore normally 'inactive.' (The active part of the endometrium is called the endometrium functionalis). the term inactive could also refer to atrophic glands (due to aging) or to glands in a polyp that don't respond to hormonal cycles. Nothing to worry! ...Read more

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What does inrreguler endometrium mean?

What does inrreguler endometrium mean?

Irregular Endometriu: It could mean many things. A polyp, fibroid, hyperplasia. (this are benign). At your age, cancer would be rare. Your gynecologist will investigate this and let you know what the appropriate treatment is. ...Read more

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What does endometrium is prominent mean?

What does endometrium is prominent mean?

Means: That it measures too think on the ultrasound, and at your age the standard of care is to do a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy, I do them in office , and pt is awake takes 5 minutes at the most, rare this should have to be done in hospital and that you would have to go to sleep , you need to r/o precancer or not as commonly cancer of the endometrium, please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Endometrium measures 7mm. What does that mean?

Endometrium measures 7mm. What does that mean?

Proliferative phase: In a postmenopausal woman it means it is too thick, and tissue sampling (a biopsy) should be done. In a woman with regular menstrual cycles it indicates that she is in the first half of her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Proliferative endometrium , what does this mean?

Proliferative endometrium , what does this mean?

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. ...Read more

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What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

Hematometra: It means there is some blood trapped in the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis mildly disordered proliferative endometrium mean?

What is the diagnosis mildly disordered proliferative endometrium mean?

What did your gyn sa: Say? Find it hard to imagine that your gyn would tell u those results and not explain what it means as that is your gyn's responsibilty, it means u do not have any infection, or pre-cancer or cancer of the endometrium, can be seen with normal cycles in the 1st half or with people who are not regular and do not ovulate, please discuss with your gyn as your gyn should have a treatment plan for u. ...Read more

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Iam 28y old. What is endometrium tl+ means. Is this good for pregency planning?

Iam 28y old. What is endometrium tl+ means. Is this good for pregency planning?

TL=Trilaminar layer: A trilaminar layer indicates estrogen production which indicates: 1. Ovarian follicle recruitment 2. Normal endometrial development that is most recepetive for pregnancy implantation. ...Read more

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

Probably nothing: If periods are persistently heavy, it may be reasonable to hysteroscope and check for polyps. ...Read more

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After AUB for three weeks had sono. Showed 1.3 cm endometrium three days after cycle ended. What does this mean? Had biopsy done.

After AUB for three weeks had sono. Showed 1.3 cm endometrium three days after cycle ended. What does this mean? Had biopsy done.

Anovulation: The endometrial stripe should measure up to 8 or 10 mm in the normal cycle and would be thin right after a period. Your bleeding was likely due to the overgrown endometrium noted on the sonogram. The sono should have also shown the condition of your ovaries which could explain the thickened endometrium. Talk to your doctor about your bleeding and the sono findings as well as the biopsy results. ...Read more

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May i know what is meant by endometrium ?I have fibroids.

May i know what is meant by endometrium ?I have fibroids.

Lining of uterus,: Endometrium is the lining of the uterus that proliferates during the menstrual cycle to prepare for implantation of a fertilized egg and pregnancy. If there is no fertilized egg, then the endometrium sluffs off and is passed out in the form of menses as a period. ...Read more

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Ultrasound showed fluid in my endometrium. What does this mean?

Depends: Fluid in the endometrial canal can be normal such as during your period. If are not having periods then it can abnormal. ...Read more

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Endometrium 14mm thickened, mixed&echogenic, what does this mean?

Endometrium 14mm thickened, mixed&echogenic, what does this mean?

Depends on pt age: In a menstruating female this is likely normal though a 6 week f/u ultrasound should be obtained. However, in a post-menopausal female, this is abnormal regardless if they are on HRT or not and GYN consultation would be recommended. ...Read more

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What does proliferative pattern endometrium with stromal breakdown mean from my biopsy?

What does proliferative pattern endometrium with stromal breakdown mean from my biopsy?

The: Cells in endometrium are multiplying part of the cell layers have separated. Do not see any mention of suspicious cells, but talk to your OB for more details. ...Read more

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Does the term prolific fragments of endometrium on a pathology report mean that their was lots of fragments that were tested confused?

Does the term prolific fragments of endometrium on a pathology report mean that their was lots of fragments that were tested confused?

Need to see whole: report for a meaningful interpretation. Best would be to contact the pathologist who wrote the report. My interpretation is that the pathologist saw fragments of endometrium in the proliferative phase, in contrast to the secretory phase. This would indicate lack of ovulation. ...Read more