Study of endometrial lesions in patients presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding to a Medical College Hospital

Samir Ranjan Bhowmik, Ramanuj Singh, Prabhat Kumar Lal

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Introduction: Abnormal uterine bleeding is common presentation in gynaecological OPD.  Endometrial biopsy is helpful in proper diagnosis and ruling out malignancy. Methods: The present study was cross-sectional in nature conducted upon 164 endometrial specimens of patients suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding to assess the histopathological profile. Profile of patients, symptoms and histopathological findings were noted. Results: 41-50 years was the most common age group (32.9 %). Most common bleeding pattern observed was menorrhagia (26.8%) followed by metrorrhagia (25%). The most common histopathological finding was proliferative phase (25.6%) followed by secretory phase (22.6%). Polyp was present in 7.3% cases and endometrial carcinoma was observed in 2.4% cases. Conclusion: Histopathological assessment of endometrial specimen is helpful in diagnosis in these cases.

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