Endometrial microcalcifications

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 22 Jan 2022

Endometrial microcalcifications can arise from a vast range pathologies but are usually of benign in etiology. They can also occur in the endocervical region (see - endocervical microcalcifications 1)

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

In some cases they are associated with infertility 3

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

On ultrasound consider tiny locules of gas.

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