Endometrial microcalcifications

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

Epidemiology

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

Radiographic features

Ultrasound

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

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Article Information

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

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