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1

Products of conception during an endometrial biopsy include

fetal and placental parts (more likely)

2

Most common cause for endometrial biopsy

abnormal biopsy

3

First evidence of ovulation in an endometrial biopsy

Abundant subnuclear vacuoles after day 17 (single, non stratified row of nuclei)

4

During day 20-21 path shows ____ of the vacuoles

secretion

5

Day 23-25 show ___ arteries

spiral

6

Day 26-27 path shows ___ and ___ of pink cells

lymphocytes; sheets

7

Menorrhagia has ___ bleeding at ___ intervals

excessive; regular

8

Metorrhagia has ___ bleeding at ___ intervals

has non-heavy bleeding at irregular intervals

9

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) indicates ___ cycles

anovulatory

10

DUB excludes ____ bleeding (time) and any specific path process

postmenopausal

11

The lack of ___ bc there is no ovulation results in continued proliferation and eventually breakdown due to insufficient ___ supply

progesterone; vascular

12

DUB on path shows aggregates of ____ cells and ___

stromal; blood

13

Stromal blue balls are seen in ___

DUB

14

Endometrial atrophy occurs due to lack of ___ stimulation in postmenopausal women

estrogen

15

Main path change is a __ change to the glands in endometrial atrophy

cystic (thicker, dilated)

16

Endometrial polyps occurs in the __ and _ decades and have no __ potential

4th; 5th; malignant

17

The histology of endometrial polyps show ___ stroma with ___ arteries in order to support the polyp

dense; thick-walled

18

Leiomyomas are benign __ tumors and are the most common tumor of the female genital tract

smooth muscle

19

Leiomyomas are more common during the __ period and may grow in response to the drug ____

reproductive; tamoxifen

20

The cut surface of a leiomyoma has a __, ___ surface which firm and rubbery

white, whirled

21

Gross features of a leiomyosarcoma have a loss of __ pattern, with ___ and ___ (blood features) and are ____ in spread

whirled; necrosis; hemorrhage; diffuse

22

Endometriosis is ___ tissue outside of the ___ cavity

endometrial; uterine

23

Endometriosis is associated with increased exposure to ____

menstruation

24

Endometriosis in common sites is explained by ___

retrograde menses

25

Adenomyosis is the ___ continuously growing into the ___

endometrium; myometrium