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benign invasive growth of the endometrium into the myometrial layer that may cause heavy, painful menstrual bleeding
hyperplastic protrusion of the epithelium of the cervix; may be broad based or pedunculated
scraping with a curet to remove the contents of the uterus (done after incomplete abortion, to obtain specimens for, and to remove growths)
malignancy characterized by abnormal thickening of the endometrial cavity; usually includes irregular bleeding in perimenopausal and in postmenopausal women
benign condition that results from estrogen stimulation to the endometrium without the influence of progestin; frequent cause of bleeding (especially in postmenopausal women)
intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD)
a device inserted into the endometrial cavity to prevent pregnancy
injection of sterile saline into the endometrial cavity under ultrasound guidance; also known as saline-infused sonography (SIS) or hysterosonogram
type of leiomyoma found to deform the endometrial cavity and cause heavy or irregular menses
type of leiomyoma that may become pedunculated and appear as an extrauterine mass
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