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PubMed search: endosalpingiosis

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Endosalpingiosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/uterusendosalpingiosis.html. Accessed August 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
Case reports
Gross description
  • May have large cysts
Gross images

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Figure 3: cut surface of cystic endosalpingiosis
involving the myometrium (thick arrow) and
adjacent to the endometrium (thin arrow)

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Benign glands and cysts resembling tubal epithelium; may involve cervix, lower uterine segment and corpus
Microscopic (histologic) images

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73 year old woman with florid cystic endosalpingiosis

40 year old woman

Figure 4: cystic
endosalpingiosis (arrows)
involving myometrium,
cervix, right and left ovaries

Differential diagnosis
  • Minimal deviation adenocarcinoma, florid tubal metaplasia, benign cystic mesothelioma
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