Uterus
Non tumor
Endosalpingiosis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 January 2017, last major update February 2012

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Definition / general
Case reports
Gross description
  • May have large cysts
Gross images

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Figure 3: cut surface of cystic endosalpingiosis
involving the myometrium (thick arrow) and
adjacent to the endometrium (thin arrow)

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Benign glands and cysts resembling tubal epithelium; may involve cervix, lower uterine segment and corpus
Microscopic (histologic) images

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73 year old woman with florid cystic endosalpingiosis

40 year old woman

Figure 4: cystic endosalpingiosis (arrows)
involving myometrium, cervix, right and left ovaries

Differential diagnosis
  • Minimal deviation adenocarcinoma, florid tubal metaplasia, benign cystic mesothelioma