Tumor-like cystic endosalpingiosis in the myometrium: a case report and a review of the literature

Seyran Yigit, Yelda Dere, Hakan Yetimalar, Demet Etit
2013 Türk Patoloji Dergisi  
Endosalpingiosis is a disorder of the mullerian system characterized by benign glands lined with tubal type epithelium and involves the peritoneum, subperitoneal tissues and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. myometrial endosalpingiosis is very rare. A 44-year-old female presented to the hospital complaining of menorrhagia. Gynecological and radiologic examination revealed a pelvic mass 7.5 cm in diameter, suggestive of a leiomyoma with secondary cystic changes. The gross examination showed an
more » ... ral large cyst within the right fundic wall of the uterus. microscopically, the cyst consisted of multiple micro-macro cysts lined with benign tubal epithelium. With these findings, the diagnosis was cystic endosalpingiosis. In this report, the clinicopathologic features of a cystic endosalpingiosis case located in the myometrium was presented with a review of the literature.
doi:10.5146/tjpath.2013.01176 pmid:24101353 fatcat:kdxdto76pze7vd3grzre4tpaiq