Slide 13.Endometrial hyperplasia (simple), Uterus

A. Brief Descriptions

  1. Most common around menopause or anovulation in younger women.

  2. Abnormally high , prolonged level of estrogenic stimulation with diminution or absent of progestational activity.

B. Gross Findings


C. Micro Findings

1.  Crowded glands varying in size & shape.

2.  Glands lined by a single layered flattened (cystic change) to cuboidal or columnar epithelium with uniformed basal seated nuclei.

D. Others:

  1. 病理組織重點:Mixed epithelial & stromal proliferation.

E. Reference

  1. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed.  P.1059-1061.



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