Endometrial apoptosis in patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

  title={Endometrial apoptosis in patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding.},
  author={Colin John Reid Stewart and Mary Campbell-Brown and Hilary Octavia Dawn Critchley and Maura A. Farquharson},
  volume={34 2},
AIMS To assess glandular apoptosis in the zona functionalis of proliferative phase endometrium in normal individuals and in patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB). METHODS AND RESULTS Routinely processed, haematoxylin and eosin-stained endometrial biopsies were assessed in 26 patients with symptomatic menstrual abnormality, mainly menorrhagia, and in 24 controls. All biopsies were in the proliferative phase and had been reported as within normal limits and consistent with the… CONTINUE READING


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