Pleura
Nonneoplastic conditions
Endometriosis


Topic Completed: 1 December 2013

Revised: 1 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Endometriosis pleura

Vaidehi Avadhani, M.D.
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Cite this page: Avadhani V. Endometriosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pleuraendometriosis.html. Accessed July 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Associated with diffuse abdominal disease
  • Involves pleura or lung
  • In one study, 9 women were median 36 years old, range 27 - 74 years (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1495)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Well circumscribed or infiltrative, cystic, nodular or both, with cycling endometrium exhibiting metaplastic changes
Positive stains
Negative stains
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