Topic Completed: 1 March 2003

Revised: 25 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Vaginal endosalpingiosis

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Endosalpingiosis. website. Accessed October 18th, 2019.
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
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