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What are the implications of shadows in the uterus?

May 2013
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YYYY@YYYY are the implications of shadows in the uterus
Posted Fri, 5 Oct 2012 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 3 hours later
Thanks for the query.

Shadows in the uterus in the ultrasound can be noted in conditions like:
-Uterine leiomyomas or fibroids
-Endometrial lesions like polyps, thickened endometrium, growth etc
-In case of anomalies like septate uterus etc.

If the ultrasound findings are correlated with clinical features we can come to probable diagnosis.
If the question is about you, as you are menopausal the shadow could be because of endometrial abnormality which requires biopsy to find out the actual cause.

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