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Endometrial fluid

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

Fluid in the endometrial cavity can result from a number of causes if excessive and associated with distension. 


There are essentially three types of fluid: 


Often a concern and some advocate the presence of echogenic fluid or an accompanying abnormal endometrial thickness as an indication for endometrial sampling 1-2.

Some authors suggest sampling if the surrounding endometrium is over 3 mm 2.

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