Cystic endometrial hyperplasia

Cystic endometrial hyperplasia is the most common as well as the most benign form of endometrial hyperplasia.

Radiographic features

Ultrasound

Typically shows endometrial thickening with associated cysts.

Differential diagnosis

For imaging appearences consider:

  • prolonged proliferative phase from chronic anovulation 3 
    • e.g. those with PCOS / long term oral contraceptive use in a premenopausal patient
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Article information

rID: 15550
System: Gynaecology
Section: Pathology
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Endometrial cystic hyperplasia
  • Cystic hyperplasia of the endometrium
  • Cystic hyperplasia of endometrium

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