Epithelial abnormalities in cystic ovarian endometriosis.

  title={Epithelial abnormalities in cystic ovarian endometriosis.},
  author={Federico Prefumo and Federica Todeschini and Ezio Fulcheri and Pier Luigi Venturini},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={84 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of epithelial abnormalities in cystic ovarian endometriosis. METHODS In this observational study, the specimens of 388 consecutive patients undergoing a surgical procedure whose final diagnosis included cystic ovarian endometriosis were histopathologically reviewed. The prevalence and patient characteristics of cases featuring epithelial metaplasia, hyperplasia, atypia, and endometrioid carcinoma arising in endometriosis were analyzed. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING