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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2003;46(12):2502-2505.
Published online December 1, 2003.
A Case of Endometrial Ossification Treated by Ultrasound-guided Dilatation and Curettage.
Dong Woon Lee, Hae Hyeog Lee, Do Hyeong Koo, Tae Hee Kim, Ill Goo Shim, Kwon Hae Lee, Kye Hyun Nam, Im Soon Lee, Kye Won Kwon
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea.
Abstract
The endometrial osseous metaplasia is one of a rare conditions which gynecologist experience clinically. Clinical presentation may include irregular menstration, abnormal uterine bleeding, discharge, dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, and secondary infertility. However the etiology and treatment about this disease are unclear. Recently, ultrasound-guided management of ectopic bone in uterus was suggested more potentially safer based on reported multi-patients women, a large majority was successfully treated. We have experienced a case of endometrial osseous metaplasia diagnosed and treated by ultrasound-guided dilatation and curettage. Which is presented with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Osseous metaplasia, Ultrasound-guided dilatation and curettage


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