Endometriosis Part 31 - What is Endometrial Hyperplasia ??
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.
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.
There are 4 difference types of endometrial hyperplasia depending on the level of over growth endometrial cells.
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.
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.
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