Endometrial metaplasia associated with endometrial carcinoma.

  title={Endometrial metaplasia associated with endometrial carcinoma.},
  author={Tsunehisa Kaku and Naoki Tsukamoto and N. Tsuruchi and Kenichi Sugihara and Toshiharu Kamura and Hitoo Nakano},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={80 5},
OBJECTIVE To clarify the relationship of metaplasia to endometrial carcinoma. METHODS Between 1984-1990, 73 cases of stage I-II endometrial carcinoma treated initially by hysterectomy were reviewed histologically. The metaplasias were classified as squamous, syncytial papillary, ciliated-cell, eosinophilic, mucinous, clear-cell, or hobnail. We assessed the histologic type and grade of the carcinoma, depth of myometrial invasion, presence or absence of lymph-vascular space invasion, and… CONTINUE READING
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