Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 1, January 2015, pages 46-49

Two Cases of Polypoid Endometriosis: An Uncommon Variant of Endometriosis


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Lesion containing a cystic area with chocolate colored content.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Polypoid lesion consists predominantly of smooth muscle cells, centrally presented with hemorrhagic cystic area content.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Detail of the cystic area showing endometrial type cylindrical epithelium coating, lined by endometrial stromal cells.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. On the surface of the polyp observed dilated endometrial glands and stroma of endometrial type. Note the boundary area between the usual arrangement and arranged smooth muscle fibers cordonal.
Figure 5.
Figure 5. Detail showing the smooth muscle component in cordon epithelioid arrangement. One can notice thick-walled vessels.