Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 September 2017, last major update March 2003

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Vaginal endosalpingiosis

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Endosalpingiosis. website. Accessed August 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Glands lined by ciliated tubal type epithelium
  • Typically affects pelvic and abdominal peritoneum, usually as an incidental microscopic finding but may be associated with ovarian serous neoplasms
  • Benign but may have atypical epithelial changes
  • Rarely forms a cystic mass (florid cystic endosalpingiosis) (Hum Pathol 2002;33:944)
Differential diagnosis