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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Is this polyp cancer?

Memo pause pt with h/o r-oophorectomy with part of l- ovary removed, I had slight pelvic pain and slight bleeding feel like a period, transvaginal showed 19mm ems with a possible 0.3x.4x0.3cm cystic tiny hypoechoic focus in the endometrium . Evaluate for polyp. Could this mean cancer?
Tue, 27 Jan 2015
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Radiologist 's  Response

Your ultrasound findings suggests possibility of endometrial polyp.
Endometrial polyps are usually benign but some may be precancerous or cancerous.In only about 0.5% of endometrial polyps contain adenocarcinoma cells(cancer cells).
Polyps can be surgically removed using curettage with or without hysteroscopy.

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