Endometrial microcalcifications

Endometrial microcalcifications can arise from a vast range pathologies but are usually of benign in etiology.


They have an increased incidence with older age, postmenopausal state, atrophic endometrium, and endometrial polyps. 


In some cases they are associated with infertility 3

Radiographic features


They are typically seen as micro-echogenic foci within the endometrium.

See also

Article information

rID: 31212
System: Gynaecology
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Endometrial microcalcification
  • Endometrial microechogenic foci
  • Microechogenic foci within the endometrium

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