Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Endometrium: hypoplasia

Contributor(s): Terry Blanchard, Jean Pierre Held, Madeleine L H Campbell

Introduction

  • Cause: immaturity (most commonly), gonadal dysgenesis, ovarian neoplasia.
  • Signs: failure of conception.
  • Diagnosis; history, ultrasonography, endometrial biopsy and histopathology, chromosomal karyotyping.
  • Treatment: depends on cause. Time if immaturity, surgical removal of tumor if ovarian neoplasia, no treatment possible if gonadal dysgenesis.
  • Prognosis: depends on cause. Good for immaturity; guarded for ovarian neoplasia; hopeless for gonadal dysgenesis.

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Diffuse endometrial glandular under-development or delayed development.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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