Pathology of the Female Genital Tract - Part I. March 20, 2014. Case 1. Review of normal endometrium. Q1: Describe the histologic features. Q2: Compare and contrast the histology. Case 2. CHIEF COMPLAINT : “My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for the past five years.”
Pathology of the Female Genital Tract - Part I
March 20, 2014
Q1: Describe the histologic features.
Endometrial biopsy via Endometrial suction catheter
Arrowheads point to enlarged uterus with multiple fibroids
13,700/mm³ (reference range 4,500-11,000/ mm³)
Fimbriated ends of the fallopian tubes (A) distended with purulent material and
adherent to adjacent structures.
Serosa hyperemic and covered with a fibrinous exudate.
The inflammation extends to the ovaries (B)
The acute inflammation is superimposed on chronic inflammatory changes.