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Fallopian tubes
Benign or non-neoplastic conditions
Endometriosis

Reviewer: Nicole Riddle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Editor: Jamie Shutter, M.D.
Revised: 10 April 2014, last major update April 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2014, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Endoscopic images of endometriotic lesions:

Pouch of Douglas and sacrouterine ligament

Peritoneum of pelvic wall

Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Small cluster of endometrial glands and stroma with hemorrhage

Fallopian tube lumen on left, endometriotic nodule on right

Higher power view of endometriotic nodule

Wall of endometrioma,
note endometrial glands,
stroma, and hemosiderin-
laden macrophages

Dilated lymphatics at junction of endometrial tissue and muscle layer

End of Fallopian tubes > Benign or non-neoplastic conditions > Endometriosis


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