Endometriosis Part 31 - What is Endometrial Hyperplasia ??

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As we mentioned in previous articles during the last stage of the menstrual cycle normally a layer of endometriosis lining in the inside of the uterus is expelled, known as menstruation blood but instead some of the endometriosis tissues grow somewhere in the body causing endometriosis. Endometriosis also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle, building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. In this article, we will discuss what is endometrial hyperplasia.

I. Definition
Endometrial hyperplasia is defined as abnormal thickening of the endometrium caused by excessive cell growth. It normally accompanied by endometrial cells irregularly and cystic expansion of glands.

II. Cause
It is caused by the result of continuous stimulation of the endometrium by high level of estrogen and insufficient level of progesterone being produced by the ovary. This type of abnormality often occurs to woman in perimenopause stage, because her menstrual cycle now becomes irregular and she is no longer ovulates in every cycle.

II. Types
There are 4 difference types of endometrial hyperplasia depending on the level of over growth endometrial cells.
1. Simple

This is the early case of endometrial hyprplasia. over growth endometrial cells exit in the endometrium but lesser in the gland.
2. Simple atypical
Abnormality apprears in the endometrial cells' nuclei and not cancerous.
3. Complex
In this case, endometrium cells crowded the endometrium glands.
4. Complex atyical
significant abnormality in the endometrium cells' nuclei as well as over growth of the endometrium cells in the endometrium glands.

I hope this information will help. If you need more information or insurance advices, please follow my article series of the above subject at my home page at:
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