Development of dysplastic mucinous epithelium from endometriosis of the appendix.

@article{Mai1999DevelopmentOD,
  title={Development of dysplastic mucinous epithelium from endometriosis of the appendix.},
  author={K T Mai and Bruce F. Burns},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={368-72}
}
AIM We report an unusual case of mucinous metaplasia and epithelial dysplasia occurring in endometriotic epithelium in the appendix. METHODS AND RESULTS A 39-year-old woman developed an appendiceal endometriosis in which the endometrial glands displayed extensive areas consisting of mucinous epithelium and Paneth cells. Focally the mucinous epithelium showed low-grade epithelial dysplasia. These changes occurred in portions of the endometriotic tissue closest to the appendiceal lumen. Both… CONTINUE READING