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Uterus

Non-tumor

Endosalpingiosis


Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 February 2012, last major update February 2012
Copyright: (c) 2002-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare; may present as mass or cyst (Am J Surg Pathol 1999;23:166)

Case reports
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● 50 year old woman with florid cystic endosalpingiosis of uterus (Arch Gynecol Obstet 2011;283:519)
● 51 year old woman with 12 cm mass due to multiple cysts (APMIS 2004;112:45)
● 73 year old woman with florid cystic endosalpingiosis (J Clin Pathol 2001;54:399)

Gross description
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● 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)

Micro description
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● Benign glands and cysts resembling tubal epithelium; may involve cervix, lower uterine segment and corpus

Micro images
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73 year old woman with florid cystic endosalpingiosis


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


40 year old woman

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

End of Uterus > Non-tumor > Endosalpingiosis


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