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Flashcards in OB/GYN Deck (6):
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Asherman's syndrome

Loss of basalis layer, intrauterine scarring, Intrauterine adhesions (generally after curettage)

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Leiomyoma (in uterus)

uterine fibroids (smooth muscle tumor), benign, not premalignant, hormone dependent, (pink sausages on histology)

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Adenomyosis

Endometrial tissue invades the muscular layer (glandular tissue in muscle)

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Risk factors for endometrial carcinoma

Excess estrogen (nulliparity, obesity....)

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Uterine serous carcinoma (papillary)

Really ugly uterine carcinoma, aggressive, distributes peritoneally, postmenopausal women (absent estrogen), p53, p16 mutations, BRCA. Psammoma bodies sometimes present.

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Endometrioid carcinoma

80-90% of cases, unopposed estrogen, 50-60 yr old peak, obesity related, low grade tumor, PTEN and Kras mutations, distributes via lymphatics